Rep. Henry Waxman to retire, end 40 years on Hill

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Mr. Waxman’s retirement is unlikely to affect the chamber’s partisan balance, because his district is a strongly Democratic area. According to The Associated Press, several Democrats expressed interest Thursday in running, among them Sandra Fluke, the former law student who became the face of the Obama administration’s contraception mandates when talk show host Rush Limbaugh referred to her as a “slut.”

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