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Enyart Seeking Re-election to House' 12th District

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A freshman Democratic congressman for southwestern Illinois' 12th Congressional District says he'll be running for a second term.

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Rep. Bill Enyart's office made the announcement Monday, just six months into his first term.    Enyart is a Belleville attorney who last November won the seat long held by Democrat Jerry Costello, who retired after more than two decades in office.

The 12th Distict stretches from the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis to the state's southernmost tip and includes all of Jefferson County.

Whoever emerges from the Democratic primary will have competition. Illinois Army National Guard veteran and former sports journalist Doug Bucshon announced in May he'll be running as a Republican. 

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