Mel Martinez

Martinez to resign, Tennessee senator likely to become ranking member of aging committee

Martinez to resign, Tennessee senator likely to become ranking member of aging committee

Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL), who is ranking member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, disclosed on Friday that he stepping down as senator.

Senators call for office devoted to Alzheimer's research

Two U.S. senators Wednesday introduced a proposal that would create an Office of the National Alzheimer's Project in the White House to coordinate research into treating and eradicating Alzheimer's disease.