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Powerful Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey of New York to retire

Seattle Times Thursday, 10 October 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Nita Lowey, who leads the powerful House Appropriations Committee and is a 31-year veteran of Congress, says she’ll retire at the end of next year. The 82-year-old New York Democrat says on Twitter that it’s been a “deep honor and privilege to serve my community and my country.” Lowey is a […]
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Rep. Nita Lowey's announcement follows more than three decades spent serving in Congress.

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