NPR logo

Conservative Congressman Hyde to Retire

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4606106/4606107" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Conservative Congressman Hyde to Retire

Politics

Conservative Congressman Hyde to Retire

Conservative Congressman Hyde to Retire

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4606106/4606107" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL) announces that after 32 years in Congress, he will not seek re-election next year. The 81-year-old Hyde, who is in poor health, is known for his opposition to abortion and for leading impeachment efforts against President Bill Clinton.

Related NPR Stories