Ben Nelson Retiring Ahead Of 2012 Election
Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) is expected to announce that he will not run for reelection in the 2012 election cycle, Politico reported Tuesday. Nelson is currently in the middle of his second term. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000.
The Washington Post and CNN confirmed the senator's plan to retire.
Nelson is expected to address his decision on Tuesday afternoon from his homestate of Nebraska.
Awesome news. Ben Nelson know doubt will work for special interests outside the senate rather than inside it as he always has.