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Denny Heck to retire from Congress, creating an open seat in Washington’s 10th District

Excerpt: As of January 2021, the South Sound will be represented by someone new in Congress as incumbent Denny Heck passes the torch.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Ruth Kagi (D‑32nd District: Shoreline, Seattle, Edmonds) to retire from the state House

Excerpt: Another senior member of the Washington State Legislature's House Democratic caucus has decided to retire this year instead of seeking reelection. Representative Ruth Kagi (D-32nd District: Shoreline, Seattle, Edmonds) announced today that this will be her last term in office.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Judy Clibborn (D‑41st District: Mercer Island, Bellevue) to retire from the state House

Excerpt: One of suburban Washington's longest-serving Democratic legislators has decided not to seek reelection in 2018, setting the stage for a change of leadership on the House Transportation Committee and opening up a seat on the Eastside.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Barney Frank to retire from Congress

Excerpt: Bar­ney Frank, the first open­ly gay mem­ber of Con­gress, announced today that he will not run for reelec­tion in 2012, end­ing a career in the U.S. House that began in 1981. “I will not be a can­di­date for reelec­tion to the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives in 2012,” Frank said in a news release announc­ing his deci­sion […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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