Bye Bye, Denny, Bye Bye

Dennis Hastert, formerly Speaker of the House, now an ordinary U.S. Representative, must not be pleased with his humble new position. The Illinois Congressman is expected to announce on Friday that he won't run for reelection.

Who else will take a dive from the sinking ship?

[Rep. Ray] LaHood, who recently announced his own plan to retire, said he believed there would be additional retirement announcements from within the House GOP. “I retired because it was the right time to leave. Others will also be leaving, for their own reasons,” he said.

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    A big fat good riddance. (none / 0) (#1)
    by desertswine on Wed Aug 15, 2007 at 09:53:39 AM EST

    Hastert is leaving (none / 0) (#2)
    by jimdeansmith on Wed Aug 15, 2007 at 12:12:40 PM EST
    To use a quote from John Edwards, "Goodbye, Good Riddance". Seems to apply here also. I really look forward to 2008, and the end of the disastrous Republican control of power in this country.