Departures from Congress in 2014
Before the upcoming November congressional elections, a number of representatives have decided to leave their legislative duties behind, either due to their health, personal preferences or scandals in 2014. Read more: Politics in 2014
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Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.)
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) announced Marcg 31 that he plans to step down after 24 years in Congress. Camp said he decided to retire after "much consideration and discussion with my family" but plans to continue working until his term expires. "I will redouble my efforts to grow our economy and expand opportunity for every American by fixing our broken tax code," he said in a statement.