Senate Minority Leader Announces Retirement

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday that he will retire at the end of his term.

The five-term Nevada Democratic senator announced the decision via Youtube, saying “We’ve got to be more concerned about the country, the Senate, the state of Nevada than about ourselves.  And as a result of that I’m not going to run for re-election.”

Reid first obtained office in the House in 1982 and the Senate in 1986.
He became Senate Democratic leader in 2005.
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