Hutchison Bows Out

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Senator announces she won’t seek 2012 re-election in letter to supporters.

McConnell: “Kay is a trusted advisor and friend…the Senate will miss her strength and energy.”

McConnell Statement on Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Washington, DC – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement Thursday regarding the announcement that Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison will retire following her current term in the U.S. Senate:

“Kay is a trusted advisor and friend, a senator who always serves Texas first. Fortunately, she’s not leaving soon. While I’m confident she’ll continue to be a powerful advocate for her state and nation over the next two years, the Senate will miss her strength and energy when she leaves.”

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