Tuesday, January 14, 2014

California Democrat George Miller to retire after 20 terms

Rep. George Miller, a California Democrat and close ally of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, announced Monday that he would retire after 20 terms as a congressman. - Tim Mak/washington Examiner

Miller is the top-ranking Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee and is the fifth-longest serving congressman. He was just 29 when he was first sworn in in 1975.

The congressman also famously lives in a group house with Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill. -- and, in fact, is the landlord of their Capitol Hill abode