Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos Announces Retirement From CongressEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), the former House Democratic campaign chief, said Friday that she will not seek reelection in 2022. “Today, following a decade of service in Washington, I am announcing that I will not seek reelection in Congress after completing my fifth term,” she wrote on Twitter. Previously, Bustos had stepped down from leading the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee after Democrats suffered losses in the lower chamber in 2020. Bustos had fielded criticism from Democrats over the election results before announcing last year that she would not serve as chair of the committee. “As I turn every corner on each decade of life, I take time to reflect and evaluate what my next chapter might bring,” Bustos added in a video on Friday. “That’s how, 10 years ago, I decided to run for Congress. And it’s why, today, I am announcing I will not seek reelection after completing this term.” She …Read More

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