Eshoo, longtime Silicon Valley lawmaker, announces plans to retire
California Rep. Anna G. Eshoo on Tuesday announced plans to end her 30-year congressional career at the end of this term.
Eshoo, 80, has long been a power player in the Democratic Party, particularly when it comes to health and technology policy, and is a close ally of former Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Silicon Valley representative’s hometown paper, the San Jose Spotlight, first reported her retirement.
“As the first woman and the first Democrat to ever represent our district, I’m very proud of the body of bipartisan work I’ve been able to achieve on...