Georiga represenative John Linder announces retirement from Congress

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U.S. Rep. John Linder, who served in Congress for over eighteen years, announced his retirement today at a party breakfast in Georgia. Linder’s seat is expected to stay Republican after this year’s midterm elections.

Reports Political Insider:

U.S. Rep. John Linder, the Republican from Gwinnett County, this morning announced that he would retire from Congress after 18 years.

Linder made the announcement at the dedication of a new Gwinnett County GOP headquarters. Linder aide Derick Corbett confirmed the congressman’s decision. “He will not seek re-election,” Corbett said.

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