Rep. Ed Pastor (D-AZ) is retiring from Congress.
He announced on Thursday that he would not seek another term as congressman of the Seventh District of Arizona. Pastor, 70, has served in Congress for 23 years.
"I’ve been in public office for 39 years and it’s been a pleasure to serve the people of Arizona," Pastor said in a statement on Thursday according to Roll Call. "After 23 in Congress, I feel it’s time for me to seek out a new endeavor. It’s been a great honor, a great experience and a great joy for me to serve in Congress. I think it’s time for me to do something else."
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