House Dems Mike McIntyre, Carolyn McCarthy to retire from House

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jan 08, 2014 1:37 PM
Reps. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) plan to retire rather than run for reelection, according to multiple Democrats familiar with their decisions. McIntyre's decision is a boon to Republicans, who have a close eye on picking up his seat. Mitt Romney won the district with 59 percent of the vote in 2012 and McIntyre won by a slim margin in the closest U.S. House contest of 2012.