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Freddie Stubbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-26-11 03:08 PM
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Olver Announces Retirement
Source: iBerkshires.com

WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. John W. Olver announced on Wednesday his retirement after finishing out this term.

In a statement released from his office he said:

"Since 1991, I have had the privilege and great honor of representing the people of the First District of Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives. The district has grown much larger from the district as it was in 1991, and these 20 years have been tumultuous years for America.

Last December, I announced that I intended to seek to continue my congressional service beyond 2012. Over the past six months, circumstances within my family have substantially changed, and I now find I must reconsider my earlier decision.

Read more: WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. John W. Olver announced on Wednesday his retirement after finishing out this term. In a statement released from his office he said: "Since 1991, I have had the privilege and great honor of representing the people of the Fir



This actually works out well, as MA is losing one House seat, so no one from the all-Democrat delegation has to run against each other.
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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-26-11 08:16 PM
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1. the end of a fine career
Olver has a PhD in chemistry. We could use more trained scientists in Congress.
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