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How Does Carl Levin's Retirement Impact the 2014 Cycle?

KYoung43 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 12:24 PM
My vote would be for Mike Rogers, though he's not my congressman. He's articulate and smart and just an all-around good guy. That said, I'd like to see more old guard RINO GOPers resigning too. We need more enthusiasm in the party (as that started with the Tea Party movement) and the McCain mindset is NOT doing us any good.

As Heather noted last night, the Democratic Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is hanging up his political cleats after the 2014 midterm elections:

Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) announced Thursday that he will not run for reelection next year, giving Republicans at least a shot of picking up another seat. The 78-year-old Armed Services Committee chairman, one of the most influential members of the Senate in either party, said he will work aggressively during his final two years in Congress...The longest-serving senator in Michigan history spent months getting pressure to announce his intention,...

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