Florida Rep. Tom Rooney announced Monday he will not seek a sixth term in November.
“After what will be 10 years in the United States Congress representing the good people of Florida’s Heartland, it’s time to ‘hang ‘em up,’ as my old football coach used to say,” the GOP congressman said in a statement.
First elected in 2008, Rooney serves on the Appropriations and Select Intelligence Committees.
Rooney specifically thanked several of his GOP colleagues, past and present, for their friendship.
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