NPR's Brian Naylor reports on the surprise announcement by Pennsylvania Congressman Bud Shuster that he will leave the House on January 31st. Shuster is a veteran Republican lawmaker who was forced by term limits to relinquish the chairmanship of the House Transportation Committee and one of the most powerful members of Congress. He was also one of the most investigated. He was rebuked by the ethics committee last year for "serious official misconduct" over his ties to a lobbyist.
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