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January 2014


Obamacare Champion Rep. Henry Waxman Will Retire

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Rep. Henry Waxman of California, a 20-term congressman and fierce defender of the Affordable Care Act, will retire from Congress.

Waxman is the seventh Democrat and 17th member in the House to announce he will step aside after the 2014 midterm elections. The 74-year-old, who has overseen the ...

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Rep. George Miller Announces Retirement

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Rep. George Miller, one of the last remaining Democrats elected in the backlash of the Watergate scandal in 1974, announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2014.

"I am energized by our freshman class, their diversity, their enthusiasm. This decision is about me having been here 40 years. I am ...

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Jim Gerlach Adds to Exodus of Moderate Republicans From Congress

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Rep. Jim Gerlach, R-Pa., announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2014, adding to a growing list of moderate House Republicans who are stepping down from Congress.

[READ: Retirements Shake Up 2014 Congressional Elections]

Gerlach said that after six terms of service, it is time for him to ...

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