Congressman Bart Stupak (D-MI) announced today that he won’t seek reelection, stating
It’s time for me to move on.
Stupak’s reelection campaign was bound to be tough due to his prominent role in the final passage of the health care reform bill. With this as a backdrop, Stupak steps aside in the hopes that another Democrat can win his seat.
Interested in Stupak’s role in the passage of the health care bill? Read our review of the abortion controversy in the health care debate here, and let us know what you think.