Steven LaTourette resigns Apologies for the short diary.
Rep. Steven LaTourette (OH-14) announced his retirement from Congress today as representative of this suburban Cleveland district.
Ohio is so screwed up from redistricting that this is one of the few remaining competitive districts. It could represent a pick-up for Dems with the right candidate.
LaTourette talks to a John Hutchison, a reporter from the News-Herald, a suburban Cleveland daily, in the following video:
He is supposed to be one of the last GOP moderates in Congress. That judgment is for others to make. Here is an interview that offers some perspective.
In the interest of full disclosure: I used to be a writer and reporter for the News-Herald.