ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop has announced plans to seek an 11th term in Congress representing the second
Congressional district in southwest Georgia.
The Albany Democrat, who is up for re-election next year,
indicated that he will see another term during an interview with
the Albany Herald.
Bishop, who serves on three subcommittees of the House
Appropriations Committee, narrowly avoided being unseated during
his last attempt at re-election when Coolidge Republican Mike Keown
provided the strongest challenge yet to defeating the long-time
No one has indicated publicly that they will challenge Bishop
for his seat.