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U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young to
retire, won´t seek re-election
in 2014

Tampa Bay Times [FL], by Bill Adair & Alex Leary

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/9/2013 1:40:54 PM

Washington — U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young, Florida´s most influential and longest-serving member of Congress, told the Tampa Bay Times on Wednesday that he has decided to retire when his term ends in 2014. (Snip) Young last week, however, broke with most Republicans and said he would vote for a budget resolution that did not attempt to dismantle the president´s signature health care reform law. In candid comments about the control the tea party had over Boehner, Young said in an interview: "He withstood the pressure for a long time. He finally has agreed to the outspoken minority of his

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/9/2013 2:12:03 PM     (No. 9557821)

That is a wise decision.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 10/9/2013 2:15:19 PM     (No. 9557826)

Can we just remind these moderate, elitist dorks that John Boehner would not be speaker if it weren´t for the outspoken "minority." These House Members otherwise proudly known as the Tea Party Conservatives to differentiate them from the moderate Republicans who are afraid of their shadows and obsequiously seek permission from the liberals to go potty.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 10/9/2013 2:24:43 PM     (No. 9557846)

Soooo, who is the consensus Tea Party candidate?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 10/9/2013 2:32:01 PM     (No. 9557865)

82-years old and the "King of Pork" who sponsored $128 million in spending in 2010. He´s had his nose in the public trough since he was 29 years old. He´s way past his sell-by date. We need to get rid of more of these old fossils from BOTH parties.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/9/2013 2:32:08 PM     (No. 9557866)

You mean his corpse is retiring...how old is this dude anyway?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nimby, 10/9/2013 2:42:31 PM     (No. 9557897)

He sees the writing on the wall!! But has to cause irreparable damage to his constituents before he quits.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: richwill, 10/9/2013 3:58:30 PM     (No. 9558013)

Only read a little, but it sounds like good news.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Davids918, 10/9/2013 4:23:12 PM     (No. 9558049)

So, with the build-up of the military in his district, he will watch a Democrat let his legacy crumble?

The idea he simply ended up voting the liberal democrat party line is what´s wrong in Congress today.

You may have a conservative democrat in your district, but he/she will be forced to follow the liberal agenda.

Therefore, you might as well vote Republican into office so you get someon who really represents the district not just part time.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: fritzilou, 10/9/2013 4:59:44 PM     (No. 9558120)

Obviously this man is past his mental prime. This man has made his life and retirement off of us and he obviously hasn´t studied anything about economics; what an idiot.

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