Nightly News   |  January 08, 2014

Veteran Democrats Announce Their Departure

U.S. Reps Mike McIntyre and Carolyn McCarthy have both said they plan to leave Congress.

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>>> veteran democratic lawmakers today became the latest members of the house of representatives to announce they are leaving and not coming back. mike mcentire, and mccarthy, elected back in 1996 , mccarthy won after her husband was an advocate for gun control. mcentyre is part of a smaller number in congress who announced their plans to leave, some of them who are not likely to be replaced by similar candidates and that means there are fears the next congress could be even more partisan.