Senator Tim Johnson

Another Senator Heads for the Exit

Posted on 03/27/2013 by |Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsSen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.), who’s been struggling with speech and using a motorized scooter to get around since sustaining a brain hemorrhage in 2006, announced on March 26 that he won’t run for re-election. Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter Johnson is one of a long line of lawmakers who’ve had to work through the problems of age and disability in a job that can be demanding even for younger members, with its long hours, frequent trips back home …