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Arizona's Brewer Won't Seek Re-election in 2014

Arizona limits governors to two consecutive terms, but Brewer's team had argued the limit might not apply to her.
Image: FILE: AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Not To Seek Re-Election
FILE - MARCH 12: According to reports March 12, 2014, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has announced that she will not seek re-election. GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer talks to the news media after voting in the Republican presidential primary February 28, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. Arizona is a winner take all state, with all the delegates from the state going to the winner of the primary. Early voting began in the state February 2, with over 300, 000 votes already cast as of February 27. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)Jonathan Gibby / Getty Images

Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer has announced she's not running for re-election in 2014.

Arizona law allows the governor to serve only two consecutive terms, but Brewer's team had argued that the limit didn't apply to her, since she didn't serve a full term after succeeding then-Gov. Janet Napolitano. Napolitano left the post to become President Barack Obama's Homeland Security secretary.

There's a crowded field of Republicans running to succeed Brewer, who made national news recently after she vetoed legislation that some said allowed businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians.