Sander M. Levin http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/38325/all en UPDATE 2-Democratic U.S. Senator Levin won't seek re-election in 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-us-senator-levin-wont-seek-re-election-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Becomes sixth senator to announce retirement plans</p> <p>* Democrats expected to retain his seat</p> <p>* Was among most liberal senators</p> <p>By Thomas Ferraro</p> <p>WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Levin of Michigan, a leading voice on national security who opposed the Iraq War and has fought corporate abuse during more than three decades in the chamber, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-us-senator-levin-wont-seek-re-election-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Carl Levin Levin Political parties in the United States Politics Sander M. Levin Saxby Chambliss War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:45:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776637 at http://www.globalpost.com Senate stalwart Carl Levin will not seek re-election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US Senator Carl Levin, a six-term Democrat and staunch advocate for military personnel and readiness, announced Thursday he will not seek re-election in 2014.</p> <p>The chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee said he would rather spend his final two years as a lawmaker focusing on key issues like tax reform and campaign finance while unencumbered by "the distraction of campaigning for re-election."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Carl Levin Levin Politics Sander M. Levin AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 03:32:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776813 at http://www.globalpost.com