Retired general to run for Congress

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http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2007/05/ap_goddard_congress_070521/

A former commanding general of Robins Air Force Base said Monday he will challenge Democratic Rep. Jim Marshall next year for Georgia’s 8th Congressional District.

Republicans have tried unsuccessfully for years to lure Maj. Gen. Richard Goddard into running, believing he can neutralize Marshall’s background as a Vietnam veteran in the military-heavy district. They said Goddard’s decision to change his mind this year represents a recruiting coup....
 
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