“After serving the public for over 15 years, I have decided not to stand for re-election in November,” Deutch said. “Public service was instilled in me by my father who earned a Purple Heart in the Battle of the Bulge, and it has been an immense privilege to serve the people of Palm Beach and Broward counties in Congress since 2010.”
Ahead of what could be a deadly midterm election for House Democrats, 30 other party members announced they would retire or seek another position, according to the House Press Gallery. Thirteen Republicans did the same. Chamber control will be in play mid-term in November.