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Tom Lantos Is Retiring


He has cancer and will not be running for reelection.

This is refreshing to hear from an elected official after Senator Clinton’s nonsense on The Today Show this morning: “It is only in the United States that a penniless survivor of the Holocaust and a fighter in the anti-Nazi underground could have received an education, raised a family and had the privilege of serving the last three decades of his life as a member of Congress,” he said. “I will never be able to express fully my profoundly felt gratitude to this great country.”