March 12th, 2007
01:32 PM ET
1 year ago

Texas congressman announces White House bid

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, announced Monday that he will seek the GOP presidential nomination.

Paul, who ran for president in 1988 as the Libertarian Party nominee, made his announcement on C-SPAN's call-in program "Washington Journal." The congressman established a presidential exploratory committee with the state of Texas in January, and will create a federal campaign committee today, according to his campaign.

He was elected to his 9th full term in November 2006, and has served in Congress off and on since 1976.


Filed under: Uncategorized