Saturday, June 22, 2024

Senior Democrat Announces They Won’t Seek Reelection


Congressman (D-Calif.) announced today that he would not seek reelection next year, heralding the end of a decade-long stretch in Congress.

Lowenthal, 80, has become the 20th congressional Democrat to announce their ahead of what is expected to be a challenging midterm election. (RELATED: Dem Retirement Creates Golden Opportunity)

As CNN reports:

In his announcement Thursday, Lowenthal said he's “determined” to make the most of his remaining time in office, after which he has “other challenges I would like to take on beyond the halls of government.”

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He also added that he looks forward to spending more time with his family.

Lowenthal has represented