Two sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Mehlman has made clear to close associates for some time he was likely to leave after the 2006 elections -- and that there is no dissatisfaction with his performance in the midterm cycle.
Ken, sometimes a gavel is just a gavel.
Now you can pursue your dream of being a torch singer. Or something.
Update: Heh. I was just looking at this picture again, and thought: Ken suddenly recalls where he left his wallet.