Vermont PBS Specials

Sen. Leahy announces he won't seek reelection next fall

Season 2021 Episode 16 | 17m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy has announced on Nov. 15, 2021, he won't seek reelection next fall. He's the longest-serving Senate Democrat, first elected in 1974. Leahy, 81, shared the news at a press event Monday morning at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier before returning to Washington. It was held in Room 11, which is where he said he announced his first run for U.S. Senate in 1974.

Aired: 11/15/21

Rating: NR

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Vermont PBS Specials is a local public television program presented by VTPBS.