Bill Ritter retiring

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Loss of Dodd, Dorgan, Ritter Stings Democrats

North Dakota Senator the most devastating departure

(Newser) - Democrats are feeling sick to their stomachs today in the wake of the stunning announcements that Chris Dodd, Byron Dorgan, and Bill Ritter would all abandon their reelection bids. Dorgan is the real loss here, Politico reports; Republicans stand a strong chance of picking up the North Dakota senator’s... More »

Colorado Gov. Ritter Retiring

Democrat to step down at end of first term

(Newser) - Colorado's Democratic governor won't be running for re-election this fall, sources tell the AP. Bill Ritter was elected for his first term in 2006 in a pivotal swing-voting state and has been widely considered a rising star in the Democratic Party. Ritter has called a press conference today to announce... More »

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