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February 15, 2013

Georgia: House Aide Stone to Challenge Barrow Again in 2014

Georgia: House Aide Stone to Challenge Barrow Again in 2014

Stone will challenge Barrow, above, in 2014 (Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

John Stone, a top House Republican aide, will mount a bid against Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., in 2014.

“Get ready, Mr. Barrow,” Stone confirmed in an interview today with CQ Roll Call.

A number of candidates have been eying the race against Barrow, a longtime Republican target who represents a district that voted for Mitt Romney in November. But Stone appears to be the first to decide on a run.

Stone lost the seat to Barrow by more than 30 points in 2008. Stone, now chief of staff to Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, said he will resign his Capitol Hill position this summer to make a second run against the five-term congressman.

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