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Democratic Senator Kent Conrad to retire in 2012

January 18, 2011 Politisite 0

North Dakota Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad announced Tuesday that he will retire from the Senate when his current term expires in 2012. “After months of consideration, I have decided not to seek reelection in 2012,” Conrad said in a written statement. “There are serious challenges facing our State and nation, like a $14 trillion debt and America’s dependence on foreign oil. It is more important I spend my time and […]

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Senator Joe Lieberman will not seek fifth term in 2012

January 18, 2011 Politisite 0

Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman (I) will not seek a fifth term in 2012, according two Democratic sources familiar with the decision. Lieberman’s office did not offer any comment on his plans, saying only that he would make an announcement tomorrow in Stamford, Connecticut. “The Senator’s remarks tomorrow will stand on their own,” said a Lieberman spokeswoman. Lieberman will be the second Democratic senator to make public his plans to leave […]