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Saturday, February 10th, 2018 @ 11:57AM

WCYB: Rep. Phil Roe seeking another term in Congress

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe announced Thursday he will run for another term in Congress. Roe, R-Johnson City, said in a statement that he’s excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for the U.S. and believes Congress has made great strides toward comprehensive reform of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The…

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Saturday, February 10th, 2018 @ 11:54AM

WJHL: Rep. Phil Roe plans to seek sixth term in Congress

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – Congressman Phil Roe, a Republican who has represented the First District of Tennessee in Washington since 2009, will seek re-election in November. Roe made the announcement Thursday afternoon. Below is a statement from Roe’s office on his bid for re-election:…

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Friday, February 9th, 2018 @ 11:58AM

WBIR: Roe, 72, has been a key part of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and has worked to improve services for veterans.

Rep. Phil Roe will seek re-election this fall. The Republican from Johnson City, who is a retired obstetrician-gynecologist, is currently serving his fifth two-year term in Congress, and currently chairs the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. “When I first ran for Congress, I wanted to lend my expertise as a doctor…

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Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

Stars & Stripes: House VA committee chairman announces re-election bid

WASHINGTON — Republican Phil Roe, who represents Tennessee’s first district in Congress and is the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, will run for re-election this year, he confirmed Thursday. Roe, 72, made the announcement amid speculation he would retire. He cited his work on veterans’ issues as…

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Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

Kingsport Times News: Roe announces he will run for re-election

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe announced Thursday he will run for re-election in 2018. “When I first ran for Congress, I wanted to lend my expertise as a doctor to the debate over how to improve our nation’s health care system,” Roe, R-Tenn., said in a news release. “As a veteran, I…

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Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

The Tennessean: Rep. Phil Roe will seek re-election, says there is “a lot of unfinished business” to be done

WASHINGTON – Ending weeks of speculation about his political future, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe announced Thursday that he will seek re-election this fall. Roe, who chairs the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, said in a statement that while progress has been made on the economy, veterans’ issues and a number…

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