Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) a leading national voice on immigration reform, will not seek reelection and is expected to announce his decision on Tuesday morning, three Democratic sources with knowledge of the decision told POLITICO. Gutierrez is expected to announce he's withdrawing his nominating petitions on Tuesday. The sources say that former Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will begin circulating petitions for Gutierrez's post. Gutierrez's spokesman, Douglas Rivlin said he couldn't comment. "I don't know anything. I don't know anything," he said late Monday. The news will create a frenzy for a seat Gutierrez has held since 1993. Without Gutierrez even making the news official, two people are already making noise about taking his place — Garcia and Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, sources told POLITICO.
Gutierrez won't seek reelection
Rep. Luis Gutierrez is expected to announce he's withdrawing his nominating petitions on Tuesday.
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