Sen. Tom Carper will not run for fifth term in Delaware next year

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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Delaware Democratic Sen. Thomas R. Carper announced Monday he won't seek a fifth term, creating a rare vacancy in the Blue Hen State.

Carper said he'd been discussing whether to seek another term with his wife since the end of last year.

"After a good deal of prayer and introspection and more than a few heart-to-heart conversations, we decided ... I should run through the tape over the next 20 months and finish the important work that my staff and I have begun on a wide range of fronts," Carper, the last...

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