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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Bleeding Heartland: IA-Sen: Will Chuck Grassley be the next Senate GOP retirement?

Excerpted from this post at Bleeding Heartland

Just twelve days into 2009, we already have four Senate Republican
retirements, including two in the last week. And there may still be
more to come. With Florida's Mel Martinez, Kansas' Sam Brownback,
Missouri's Kit Bond, and now Ohio's George Voinovich all out, who's
next? My money is on Iowa's Chuck Grassley. Let's re-visit the
prescient words of The Atlantic's Marc Ambinder from December 3, 2008:
"But... more Republican retirements are expected, including at least
two in blue states (Chuck Grassley of Iowa and George Voinovich of
Ohio. (A Voinovich spokesperson denies the retirement rumor.)" ... In
fact, it's particularly interesting that, after reporting that the
retirements of both Grassley and Voinovich were "expected," it was
noted that a Voinovich spokesperson denied the retirement rumor. Of
course, this suggests that Grassley's office did not deny the rumor.

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