Saying that "there's more to life than being a United States Senator," Assistant Minority Leader/Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) announced today he will not seek re-election next year.

Kyl, who has been in the Senate since 1995, received $10,000 from CUNA's PAC when he last won re-election in 2006 and $1,000 from NAFCU's PAC.

As the No.2 member of the GOP leadership, he has played a key role in setting the party's agenda in that chamber and in opposing many of President Obama's initiatives. He is also a member of the Senate Finance Committee which has jurisdiction over tax issues.

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