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Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., is set to announce his retirement from the House in a move that will deal another blow to Democrats' chances of keeping control of the chamber in the midterm elections.

Butterfield, a longtime member and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, will make the announcement Thursday that he will not be seeking reelection, according to reports. The veteran lawmaker was first elected to represent North Carolina's 1st Congressional District in 2004.:snip:

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Texas Democrat Rep. Johnson will retire ahead of 2022 midterms

Andrew Miller

Nov. 20 2021

Texas Democratic Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson says she will retire before the 2022 midterms ending a career in Congress that lasted almost 30 years.

Johnson, who was elected to represent the Dallas, Texas area in Congress in 1993, announced during an event on Saturday that her current term would be her last.

The 85-year-old Texas Democrat did not endorse a replacement but said she hopes that she will be replaced by a woman.


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