- The Washington Times - Monday, February 19, 2018

Florida Rep. Tom Rooney announced Monday that he will not seek re-election.

In a statement to Politico reporter Jake Sherman, the Republican congressman said it was time to “hang em up.” He did not give a definite reason for his departure, but said he looked forward to serving Florida in “again in the future in a different capacity.”

Mr. Rooney, who represents the 17th Congressional District, has served in Congress for 10 years.

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