Would resigning from Congress to focus full time on his gubernatorial race help Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash? It could. He'd have more time to campaign in the state that lies over 2,000 miles from the nation's capital. In 2010, two members of Congress quit to run for governor, and it worked out for both. The Seattle Times:
Of course, leaving office early would also open Inslee up to criticism.
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