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Helen Thomas retires following Jew Go Home Remarks

June 7, 2010 Politisite 0

The following story was issued by Hearst News Service today. HELEN THOMAS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT WASHINGTON, June 7, 2010 – Helen Thomas announced Monday that she is retiring, effective immediately. Her decision came after her controversial comments about Israel and the Palestinians were captured on videotape and widely disseminated on the Internet. Thomas later issued a statement: “I deeply regret my comments I made last week regarding the Israelis and the […]

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Senator Evan Bayh Out! Announces Retirement

February 15, 2010 Politisite 0

Fox News is reporting that Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) will retire in 2010, dealing a blow to Democrats’ electoral prospects for the upcoming midterms. The Democratic retirement wave has been limited mostly to the House (where more Republicans have actually announced retirements) but Bayh’s retirement follows exit announcements by Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-SD) and Chris Dodd (D-CT). And it makes the race or Bayh’s seat more competitive. Bayh’s seat has […]