The Week in Politics: The Week in Politics

The Week in Politics: The Week in Politics

Jeffries expected to succeed Pelosi as top House Democrat at leadership elections today.

Rep. Jim Costa(D) and Rep. Peter DeFazio(D) are vying for the role of leader of the Democratic Caucus.

Rep. John Lewis(D) will not seek reelection and will leave Congress when his term expires Jan 20.

Reps. Tom Harkin(D) and Lynn Woolsey(D) have announced their retirements.

Rep. Mike Honda(D) withdrew his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor of California, citing disagreements with Democratic leaders and former Gov. Jerry Brown.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer(D) announced his retirement.

Rep. Paul Hodes(D) is seeking a new assignment when he retires in January, after 11 years in the House.

Rep. Mark Takai(D) is likely to become speaker after a vote of the Democratic Caucus this week.

Rep. Maxine Waters(D) was arrested in April after being indicted on two misdemeanor counts of making false statements to the government, allegedly to conceal bank activity in her Washington, D.C., campaign committee, according to the Justice Department.

Rep. Dennis Kucinich(D) suspended his presidential campaign on Friday, when he was indicted by a federal grand jury.

Rep. Robert Dold(D) suspended his campaign for reelection on Friday and will not seek election to his seat in the state legislature in 2000.

Rep. Robert Ehrlich(D) announced his retirement from the House in advance of his term’s end, citing his decision to run for governor of North Dakota.

Rep. Richard Neal(D) announced he had been diagnosed with cancer, and will resign his seat in the House.

Rep. Dennis Kucinich(D) pulled his presidential campaign ads ahead of the Democratic convention, citing illness.

Rep. Bill Delahunt(D) decided not to run for reelection in 1998 after serving 11 terms in the House.

Rep. Richard Gephardt(D) announced his retirement from the House.

Rep. Michael Oxley(D) announced that he will seek appointment as Secretary of the Navy, leaving

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