No big loss

Senator Kay Baily Hutchinson says she’s not running for the Senate again and may even quit before her current term expires.

No big loss. In a state known for political lightweights, Hutchinson was a featherweight — just another Republican lemming who followed her party in lockstep.

She tells friends she’s tired of the Senate. The Senate got tired of her a long, long time ago.

Texas Senator Doesn’t Plan to Seek Re-electionSenator Kay Bailey Hutchison does not intend to run for re-election when her term expires in 2012 and may step down as early as 2009, possibly to run for governor. [Washington News]