Reid is retiring from the U.S. Senate, bringing a 30 year congressional career to an end. He said he had been contemplating retirement for months and that this decision wasn’t attributable to either the accident he suffered or to his demotion to minority leader. He endorses Senator Schumer as his successor.
I want to be able to go out at the top of my game. I don’t want to be a 42-year-old trying to become a designated hitter.