Charlie Dent, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania, talks to reporters in July 2017. He said on Tuesday that he will leave his seat in the US House of Representatives within weeks. Photo: The Washington Post 

Republican Trump critic Charlie Dent to resign from US Congress, potentially setting up special election

The congressman had already announced his intention not to run for re-election but now won’t even finish his term

Topic |   US midterm elections 2018

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Charlie Dent, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania, talks to reporters in July 2017. He said on Tuesday that he will leave his seat in the US House of Representatives within weeks. Photo: The Washington Post 
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