There's more angst for the Democrats as they look to this fall's midterm elections. Congressman Bart Stupak of Michigan, who easily won re-election last term, now says he will step down after his term and "looks forward to begin a new and exciting chapter." The 58-year Democrat played a key role in negotiating an anti-abortion compromise in the national health overhaul legislation last month. Key leaders in the Democratic Party, including the president had urged Stupak to stay in office. The open seat leaves another opportunity for the GOP in November.
Week In Politics: Stupak To Retire
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