Jackie Speier is eighth House Democrat to announce retirement in 2022

Jackie Speier is eighth House Democrat to announce retirement in 2022


California Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier announced that she will not seek reelection in 2022, adding to a Democratic exodus that is expected to grow as members expect Republicans to win control of the House next year.

“Today, I am announcing that I will not be a candidate for reelection to Congress in 2022,” Speier said in a video posted to Twitter. “It’s time for me to come home, time for me to be more than a weekend wife, mother, and friend.”

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Speier is the eighth House Democrat to announce that she will retire from Congress at the end of this term, joining longtime Democratic Reps. John Yarmuth

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