Pennsylvania

Dent formally announces retirement from Congress

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent thanked his family, friends and other supporters as he prepares to retire from Congress next year.

Dent spoke at the Renaissance Allentown Hotel at an event originally meant to announce his retirement from Congress after seven terms, but he confirmed his retirement last week after someone leaked his plans to not seek an eighth term.

Dent said he had been thinking about leaving Congress for several years but finally made the decision this summer.


DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

This Week's Circulars

STORMCENTER UPDATE

WEATHER ALERT

Pennsylvania News

Latest From The Newsroom