The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer brings the following news:
Retired Army colonel and defense consultant John House will announce his candidacy today for the U.S. House seat held by Rep. Sanford Bishop of Georgia’s 2nd District.
House, 58, who lives in Midland, Ga., said he will seek the Republican nomination in the July 31 party primary. He said so far the only other contender he knows of is Rick Allen, who also sought the nomination in 2010.
House has been a columnist for the Ledger-Enquirer, writing about military affairs and Army life. His column has been discontinued for the campaign.