Retirements mount as House Democrats try to defend their majority in the 2022 midterms

Posted on AllSides October 18th, 2021
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Joshua Roberts | Reuters

House Democrats will head into next year’s midterm elections trying to hold onto their majority in the chamber as several longtime members say they plan to step down.

On Monday, veteran Reps. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., and David Price, D-N.C., announced they would not run for another term in Congress. Their departures mean at least seven House Democrats will not seek reelection in 2022, compared with at least three Republicans, according to an NBC News tally.

The retirements come as Democrats face the prospect of losing House control in the midterms....

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