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Jenkins vents frustration with partisan gridlock in Congress


August 27, 2017

Lawrence, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins said her mounting frustration with partisan gridlock in Washington is one of the reasons she decided not to seek a sixth term in Congress next year.

Jenkins, a Republican from Topeka, surprised many political observers when she announced in January that she wouldn't seek any political office in 2018, although she had been mentioned as a possible candidate for governor.

She said she decided to return to the private sector because she didn't see much chance that gridlock in Congress would end soon, The Lawrence Journal-World reported.

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