2 Democratic senators, 1 Democratic governor dropping out of re-election races
Ken Thomas, Liz Sidoti"WASHINGTON (AP) Democratic Sens. Christopher Dodd of Connecticut and Byron Dorgan of North Dakota won't seek re-election this fall, party officials say, bringing to four the number of open Senate seats Democrats must defend to protect their majority. "Adding to the party's woes: officials said Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter planned to announce Wednesday that he won't run for a second term in November, according to two Democrats with knowledge of Ritter's decision. "The moves come at the start of an election year that's shaping up to be challenging one for lawmakers of all political stripes, and particularly for Democrats. Anti-incumbent sentiment is rippling through the electorate, a majority of the country says it' on the wrong track, and the party in power typically gets blamed for the nation's troubles." Read on...
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"2 Democratic senators, 1 Democratic governor dropping out of re-election races", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2010. Consulté le 02/10/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/2-democratic-senators-1-democratic-governor-dropping-out-of-re-election-races