Republican Representative Victoria Spartz from Indiana announced that she will not be seeking re-election in 2024, making her the first House member to announce retirement in the current election cycle. Spartz, a former Indiana state senator, was elected to Congress in 2020. She has been mentioned as a possible candidate for the US Senate in the 2024 election, but she decided to step down from politics to spend more time with her two high school daughters. Spartz is known for her opposition to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's attempts to remove several House Democrats from their committees. She emphasizes the importance of proper due process and the defense of the Constitution and rights.