Bart Stupak has finally gotten (or reacquired) a spine!
If the reporting from Politico is right, he’s finally stood up to Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama!
A little too late.
He’s decided, you see, not to run for re-election.
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who had a central role in the health reform fight as the leader of anti-abortion Democrats, plans to announce Friday that he will not run for reelection, a Democratic official said. Without Stupak on the ballot, the seat becomes an immediate pickup opportunity for Republicans.
President Barack Obama called Stupak on Wednesday and asked him not to retire. Stupak, 58, also resisted entreaties from Speaker...READ MORE