Skip to comments.Md. Dem Mikulski Set to Follow Bayh Out Senate Door
Posted on 02/16/2010 7:25:05 AM PST by kingattax
(Newser) Claiming an impeccable source, blogger Rich Vail reports tonight that Democrat Barbara Mikulski will follow Evan Bayhs lead and not seek re-election to her Maryland Senate seat this fall.
Vail, a Tea Party supporter behind blog The Vail Spot, says the 73-year-old Mikulski has been slow to recover from an ankle injury suffered last year, and has told her doctor she plans to retire.
Better to go out on a ‘high note’ than to fight it out in a tough campaign and get trounced.
I hope she doesn’t trip on a splinter going out and fall into a crack. That would be tragic.
...I don’t think she ever recovered from the mugging she got in front of her house in downtown Baltimore.
Like Bayh, I think a lot of it is knowing that Capitol Hill won’t be their playground anymore come November. Even for those who can win re-election easily.
Better to bow out now, after the usual whining about “partisanship” and “incivility”.
Someone has hypothesized that the mugging was actually a game of deck-a-dyke. ;-)
Actually the ones leaving are actually Republicans at least by action and the National Democratic Party is FINALLY ridding itself of disguised Right Wingers..
Pretty effective disguise, if you ask me...
Something smells about democrats on the bail wonder if Obama&Co. have ace up the sleeve?.
Behold a pathetic joke that ever held political office. OMG! We The People vow to clean the sewer that is this Congress and this White House come November and again in 2012.
Even the Crack of Doom isn't large enough to swallow all that.
Kinda makes ya think, why would someone who lives like royalty on our dime want to give up the lifestyle of the rich and famous? And they are giving up a lot of power when their party is in the majority.
It’s highly unlikely that a republican can win that seat, but it sure would be nice.
Michael Steele please pick up the white phone.
I hope this is true. She threw me and a buddy of mine out of her office in Annapolis years ago. We were soldiers, anyway she was one angry b*tch.
I hope it true but, its still not on any local news here in MD and this would be a very big story.
They are tired of Rahm’s “style” of partisanship. He’s a thug.
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