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Will Hutchison resign from the Senate or is she waiting it out?


The following is from the March 11, 2010, edition of WFAA News. SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson provided expertise for this story.

March 12, 2010


DALLAS - Turning down requests for interviews, the question of whether Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will resign is still up in the air.

Since Hutchison left the stage following her concession speech on primary night, her silence left many to speculate that she might serve her full term to the end of 2012.

"She's now dealing with the idea that she only got 30 percent of the vote in a primary that many expected her to do much better in, and now the question is how she wants to finish out?" said Cal Jilson, an SMU political science professor.

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