Second House Republican of the day announces retirement

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Ted Poe of Texas and Frank LoBiondo of New Jersey are the latest in a series of House Republicans to announce they'll retire at the end of this term. According to Nate Cohn of the New York Times, LoBiondo's exit is a big one for Democrats:

Wow. Probably the single most valuable retirement for Democrats left on the board. Can't name another seat that would go from safe Republican to toss up— Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) November 7, 2017