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Caitlyn Jenner considers run for political office

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Caitlyn Jenner has considered a run for U.S. Senate in California and will continue to do so.

Jenner, the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion, urged her Republican party to do a better job when it comes to LGBT issues since her April 2015 announcement of transitioning to a woman.

“The political side of it has always been very intriguing to me,” Jenner said in a radio interview published online Sunday. “Over the next six months or so, I’ve got to find out where I can do a better job. Can I do a better job from the outside, kind of working the perimeter of the political side, being open to talk to anybody? Or are you better off from the inside? We are in the process of determining that. Yeah, I would look for a senatorial run.”

Democrat Dianne Feinstein, 84, is the next California senator up for re-election in 2018. Feinstein has not said if she will seek a fifth re-election, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Jenner, 67, would not be the first Olympian to run for political office. Wouldn’t even be the first Olympic decathlon champion to do so.

Bob Mathias, the 1948 and 1952 Olympic gold medalist, served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, also as a Republican from California.

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Caitlyn Jenner: Olympic decathlon title one half of ‘ultimate double’

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Caitlyn Jenner says she has ultimate double — winning the 1976 Olympic decathlon and 2015 Glamour “Woman of the Year.”

Jenner sat down with Seth Meyers for an interview during a media tour for her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life,” which was released Wednesday.

She briefly mentioned her Olympic experience, winning the Montreal 1976 decathlon.

Jenner related it to her current work within the transgender community, one that she said is marginalized and misunderstood with high murder and suicide rates.

“What I’m doing today is mort important than winning the Games more than 40 years ago,” Jenner said.

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“Jenner: 40 Years After Gold,” a look back at Caitlyn Jenner‘s decathlon title at the 1976 Montreal Games, will accompany a Sports Illustrated cover story next week.

On June 1, 2015, a Twitter account — @Caitlyn_Jenner — launched with an image of Jenner on the cover of Vanity Fair.

It reached one million followers in around four hours after its first tweet, breaking a record set by President Obama’s handle — @POTUS.

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