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January 4, 2016

Jim McDermott Announces Retirement

McDermott has served since 1989. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

McDermott has served since 1989. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Fourteen-term Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., announced Monday he’ll retire from Congress at the end of this session.

First elected to Congress in 1988, the 79-year-old has been a liberal leader in the House for 26 years, championing single payer health insurance and voting against the Iraq War.

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