Washington Rep. Jim McDermott Retiring
SEATTLE (AP) — Longtime Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington state is retiring. He has announced he won't seek a 15th term. McDermott was first elected in 1988 and is the longest-serving member of the state's congressional delegation. The 78-year-old is a former Navy psychiatrist known for his liberal views and criticism of the Iraq war. One of the few physicians in Congress, McDermott also has focused on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.