Democratic US Rep. Kind not running for Wisconsin governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind tells The Associated Press he will not run for Wisconsin governor in 2018.Kind's decision Friday ends months of speculation about what the western Wisconsin congressman from La Crosse would do next year. Instead of potentially challenging Republican Gov. Scott Walker, Kind says he will focus on his work in Congress and running for re-election. He's held the seat since 1997.