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Developing: Trent Lott To Resign Senate

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posted on Nov, 26 2007 @ 06:53 AM
This just heard on Fox News: Trent Lott (R-MS) will resign from the US Senate by the end of this year. No reason was given for his decision. More news as it comes available.
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[edit on 26-11-2007 by jsobecky]

posted on Nov, 26 2007 @ 08:35 AM
Heres 2 articles on the announcement:

Lott to Resign by End of Year

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sen. Trent Lott of Mississippi, the Senate's No. 2 Republican, plans to resign his seat before the end of the year, congressional and Bush administration officials said Monday.

Lott, 66, scheduled two news conferences in Pascagoula and Jackson later in the day to reveal his plans. According to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of the announcement, Lott intends to resign effective at the end of the year.

Sources: Lott to resign by end of year

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. Trent Lott, R-Mississippi, intends to resign by the end of the year, sources tell CNN.

Lott decided to run for a fourth Senate term in 2006 for reasons including representing Mississippi and the Gulf Coast region in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

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