Rep. Henry Waxman stepping down after 20 terms

Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman is retiring after 20 terms. 

Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman just announced this morning that he is retiring after 20 terms. Waxman was a powerful player when it came to regulation of the Telecom industry. He also was on the record for supporting what he called a "free and open internet." Tony Romm, a technology reporter at Politico in Washington DC, discusses Waxman's career. Click the audio player above to listen to the interview.

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