As the race for the Unites States Senate seats get under way, Democratic politics is heating up. The Democratic party has reached a point where it is time to transition the energy of talk to action. Democratic politics is reporting on those who have stated their claims and are working on relaying their platforms to the general public. One of the states where the Democratic party elections have heated up tremendously is in the state of North Carolina. There was obviously a focus in the state that was geared towards Democratic politics. Many of the Legislators that were elected in office were members of the Democratic party. One of the members of the Democratic party that are running for the Senate is Secretary of State Elaine Marshall. Marshall is running against Democratic party candidate and former North Carolina Senator, Cal Cunningham.
In other Democratic politics news, Democratic party Congressman, David Obey, has announced that he will be retiring. The Democratic politics circuit states that Democratic party Wisconsin Congress Representative, David Obey, was to run in November if he so wished to be re-elected. Obey is most noted in recent Democratic politics for being one of the main contributors to the economic recovery bill. For this reason, although the Democratic politics circuit is stating that there are a great deal of people within the Republican party that are glad to see him go, there are many members of the Democratic party that are saddened by his retirements. Obey is also the chair of the House Appropriations Committee. David Obey was first elected into Congress in 1969. Obey is currently in his 21st term of service with the United States Congress. Obey, who is now 71, simply says that the reason for his retirement is that he is tired. He says that there is a lot still to be done in this country, but at this point he is just to tired. Although many members of the Democratic party can rationalize with this feeling, it is not every day that you witness such a direct statement such as this. Democratic party House Representative David Obey, also gives credit to the work that he has performed in office. David Obey has served in Congress longer than most people have. He has the record holding fourth place in this regard. During that time, the Democratic party Congressman says that he has done great work for his district, his state, and his country.