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When Will the Democratic Party Get Real About Its Aging Politicians?

Replacing Democratic retirees with other older people is a shortsighted recipe for disaster

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Last week, Senator Patrick Leahy, the Senate’s longest-serving Democrat, announced he is retiring after 47 years in office.

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New York Times bestselling author of “I Can’t Date Jesus” and “I Don’t Want To Die Poor.” Houstonian.

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