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Representative Major R. Owens (D-N.Y.), the only librarian in the U.S. Congress, said in the November 21 New York Times that he will run for reelection in 2004 but will retire after his next term.
"I'm not running again for Congress in 2006. And I'm saying that to end the speculation," he said. Owens, 67, explained that he decided not to retire after his current term because "I don't see the urgency of leaving here, especially with the prospects of the Democrats taking back the …