US Rep. Gary Ackerman Retires

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US Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY), who has represented a district including parts of Queens and Long Island, has decided to retire.

A leading voice on foreign affairs, few match his knowledge of the Middle East and South Asia, and no one could ever doubt his unwavering commitment to peace between Israel and her neighbors and to a strong and thriving relationship between the United States and India,

read a statement from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.