Nightly News   |  January 30, 2014

Rep. Henry Waxman to Retire

After serving for 20 terms in Congress, Los Angeles Rep. Henry Waxman announced Thursday he will not seek re-election.

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>>> calling it quits. henry waxman has represented his l.a. district including beverly hills for 20 terms in congress saying today he will not seek re-election, had he has been a force on the health care issues. and one of nancy pelosi 's closest allies in the house. his retirement, along with george miller and tom harkin on the senate side will leave vermont senator leahy, who is one of the so-called watergate babies since 1974 .