WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 6: (FILE PHOTO) Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill February 6, 2009 in Washington, DC. It was reported that U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) will ... more 
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 6: (FILE PHOTO) Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill February 6, 2009 in Washington, DC. It was reported that U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) will announced he will retire from his post in the Senate January 18, 2011. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images) less 
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