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2530Hutchison may leave early, won't seek re-election

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  • Greg Cannon
    Oct 16, 2007

      Hutchison may leave early, won't seek re-election
      Associated Press
      Article Launched: 10/16/2007 05:27:18 AM MDT

      WASHINGTON - Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison told a Texas
      magazine she will not seek re-election after this term
      and may leave the Senate as early as 2009, according
      to excerpts published on the magazine's Web blog on

      Hutchison told Texas Monthly in an interview to be
      fully published in December that she would end her
      Senate career in 2012, whether or not she runs for

      Stepping down in two years "has to be considered," the
      Texas Republican senior senator is quoted as saying in
      the excerpts.

      Hutchison declined an interview request from The
      Associated Press, but a spokesman for the senator
      confirmed the accuracy of the magazine excerpts.