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Sen. Barbara Mikulski to announce retirement, sources say
Sen. Barbara Mikulski to announce retirement, sources say

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski will announce her retirement this morning in Baltimore, according to multiple sources. The Democrat will address the media at 11 a.m. in Fells Point, promising an "important announcement about her future plans." No further details were available. Mikulski, 78, is a Highlandtown native and Maryland's senior senator. She's served in the Senate since 1987 and is up for re-election next year. Mikulski became the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress in 2012. She was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1976 and has served in the Senate since 1987. Mikulski is up for re-election next year, but has declined in the...

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