BREAKING: Democratic sources say @LuisGutierrez will pull his petitions, and NOT run for re-election, @jesuschuygar printing petitions already to begin circulating tomorrow, @CDRosa considering too (calls to Gutierrez not returned)
— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) November 28, 2017
Can confirm that @RepGutierrez, longtime advocate for immigration reform and strident Trump critic, plans to announce his retirement on Tuesday.
— Ed O'Keefe (@edatpost) November 28, 2017
Elected in 1993, Gutiérrez is considered one of the top Latino congressmen in the country, having been a vocal critic of both President Trump and President Obama. He is also been one of the top voices on Puerto Rican issues (he is of Puerto Rican descent), as well as on immigration.
Here is just a sample of the stories we have written about him since we launched our site in 2011: