Whitfield will leave the House at the end of his term. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Update 3:45 p.m. | Rep. Edward Whitfield, R-Ky., under a cloud of an ethics investigation, announced Tuesday he will not seek a 12th term in Congress.
“Representing the people of the 1st District for 21 years has been an honor,” Whitfield said in a statement. “I will cherish forever the countless opportunities to work with them to nurture and strengthen the 35 counties comprising Kentucky’s First District.” Full story