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In interview, Reid says he wants to leave at the top of his game
In interview, Reid says he wants to leave at the top of his game

Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, the tenacious Democratic leader who surprised Washington on Friday by announcing that he would not run for reelection in 2016, said he decided to step down to avoid becoming one of those lawmakers who stay on past their prime. “Somebody should go when they’re still pretty good,” Reid said in an interview at his home in Washington. Using a baseball reference, Reid said, “I want to be remembered for when I was able to bat third or clean-up a lot of the time." The senator said he had essentially decided over the Christmas holiday that he was ready to retire, but then injuries he suffered in a New Year's exercise accident brought...

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