Politics & Government

March 2, 2012 12:26 PM

Norm Dicks to call it quits after 36 years in U.S. House

Rep. Norm Dicks, the top-ranked Democrat on the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee and one of the most powerful lawmakers on Capitol Hill, said Friday that he'd call it quits in January, ending a 36-year career and adding yet another name to a lengthening list of congressional retirees.

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