Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp, D-Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)

Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp, D-Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)

House Speaker Frank Chopp to step down as leader next spring

He is the longest-serving speaker in Washington and the second longest-serving state speaker in the U.S.

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