Senator Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico Democrat, Won’t Run for Reelection

By
Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

In announcing his impending retirement today, five-term New Mexico senator Jeff Bingaman, who has served since 1983, will become the latest Democrat to further endanger his party's precarious grip on the Senate majority. Bingaman usually cruises to reelection, so the prospects of the Democrats keeping the seat won't be as strong regardless of who runs. Unless ... Val Kilmer, you interested? [HuffPo]