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John Conyers Retires from Congress

Embattled U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr., the longest-serving current member of Congress, retired effective Tuesday, rather than seek re-election amid allegations that he sexually harassed staffers. "I am retiring today," Conyers said, in what is effectively a resignation.... Conyers has been in the U.S. House for 53 years -- the longest-serving African-American in history..
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