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40 Percent of House Repubs have quit or lost their seats since Trump's inauguration

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So far, 18 House Republicans have announced that they are resigning, retiring, or seeking another office, including longtime GOP stalwarts, some of the few GOP congresswoman, and the lone black Republican congressman. And that just scratches the surface, The Washington Post reports. 'All told, 41 House Republicans have left national politics or announced they won't seek re-election in the nearly three years since Trump took office,' dwarfing the 25 Democrats who retired between 2009 and 2013, 'and Republicans privately predict this is only the beginning.' Some, such as Michigan Rep. Paul Mitchell,  are simply quitting in disgust. 

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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