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Va. 10th District Rep. Frank Wolf Retiring

File, AP Photo / Alex Brandon

File, AP Photo / Alex Brandon

Dec. 17, 2013

One of Virginia's representatives in Congress is retiring after more than 30 years on the job.

U.S. Representative Frank Wolf (R-10th) is retiring after 17 terms in Congress. He has represented Virginia's 10th District, which is comprised of areas in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Virginia.

The Republican was first elected in 1980.

Senator Mark Warner (D-Va) responded to Wolf's announcement, releasing the following statement:

“Frank Wolf has been a true friend, and a great partner, both when I served as Virginia Governor and since I’ve joined Congress. He is a tireless and leading advocate for religious freedom around the world.

“We have worked closely together on Northern Virginia transportation issues, and partnered in consecutive sessions of Congress on bipartisan legislation that would encourage the on-shoring of jobs back to Virginia which have moved overseas in recent years. Frank has also been a passionate advocate and reliable ally in my ongoing efforts to find common ground on issues surrounding our nation’s deficits and debt.

“Congressman Wolf’s dedication in over 17 terms in Congress, and his exceptionally high level of service to the constituents he proudly represents in Virginia’s 10th District, will remain a model for all of us who serve.”

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