After Alleged Abuse One Aide By Another, Rep. Elizabeth Esty Won’t Seek Re-election

Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., at a news conference in 2013. On Monday the three-term congresswoman announced she will not seek re-election in 2018.

Giving in to calls for her resignation, the Democrat said, “I could have and should have done better.” Meanwhile, Republicans say they’re ready to win the competitive seat.

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