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Ben Nelson To Announce Retirement


Sen. Ben Nelson, R-Neb., walks quickly to the subway on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Nelson is the seventh Democrat - including Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman -- to announce retirement plans this cycle. Two Republicans have announced they are retiring, and former Sen. John Ensign resigned earlier this year. The news of Nelson's retirement was first reported by Politico. Dan Friedman contributed

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