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Rep. Charlie Dent's Early Retirement Creates a Total Headache for Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Rep. Charlie Dent, a moderate voice within the House Republican conference, announced months ago that he wouldn't run for reelection this year. This morning, though, he announced that would instead step down “in the coming weeks.” Dent has been consistently frustrated with House Republican leadership for, oh, about the last eight years, and perhaps decided that the next eight months weren't worth it. Or he landed a TV gig or some other job and needs to skedaddle.
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Not seeking re-election, GOP Rep. Dent to resign from House

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HARRISBURG, Pa. - Republican Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, a leader of an influential caucus of GOP moderates and a critic of President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that he will resign from Congress in May, after announcing last year he would not seek re-election.
Dent's announcement sets up a midsummer special election to serve the remaining months in his term while candidates campaign for a full two-year term in the November election.
It will be the second special election in Pennsylvania this year, following Democrat Conor Lamb's victory last month in a southwestern Pennsylvania...
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Moderate GOP Rep. Charlie Dent To Resign

Moderate GOP Rep. Charlie Dent To Resign

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The centrist Pennsylvania Republican was already part of a record number of GOP lawmakers who weren't running for re-election in November, but on Tuesday Dent announced he would step down soon. (Image credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images)
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Moderate GOP Rep. Charlie Dent To Resign

Moderate GOP Rep. Charlie Dent To Resign

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The centrist Pennsylvania Republican was already part of a record number of GOP lawmakers who weren't running for re-election in November, but on Tuesday Dent announced he would step down soon. (Image credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images)
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Rep. Charlie Dent announces he will resign from Congress in coming weeks

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U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, the Allentown Republican who has served Pennsylvania's 15th district since 2005, said Tuesday he will resign "in the coming weeks."
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New indictment filed against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

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North Korean leader: We no longer need nuclear tests, state-run media reports

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