Charles Mahtesian http://apr.org en Lawmaker Retirement Season Starts Ahead Of 2014 Midterm Elections http://apr.org/post/lawmaker-retirement-season-starts-ahead-2014-midterm-elections It's the start of retirement season in the House as members head home after a long, difficult year. Three House members — two Republicans and a Democrat — announced their retirements from Congress this week, ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Charles Mahtesian 43607 at http://apr.org The United States Of Dynasty: Boom Times For Political Families http://apr.org/post/united-states-dynasty-boom-times-political-families Another day, another political dynasty.<p>This latest one is taking shape in Wyoming, where Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/07/16/202736904/liz-cheney-daughter-of-former-vp-to-run-for-senate">announced Tuesday</a> that she's challenging incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi in the 2014 Republican primary.<p>Her announcement is a fitting prelude to the next four years, when voters will witness America's political royalty in its full glory.<p>Cheney is just one of a gaggle of legacy candidates running for the Senate next year. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:04:00 +0000 Charles Mahtesian 34377 at http://apr.org The United States Of Dynasty: Boom Times For Political Families