GOP Rep. Goodlatte Wonโ€™t Seek Re-Election in 2018

GOP Rep. Goodlatte Wonโ€™t Seek Re Election in 2018Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) announced on Thursday that he would not seek re-election to the House in 2018. Goodlatte, 65, has represented Virginiaโ€™s 6th Congressional District since 1993, and has served as the chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee since 2013. โ€œWith my time as chairman of the Judiciary Committee ending in December 2018, this is a natural stepping-off point and an opportunity to begin a new chapter of my career and spend more time with my family, particularly my granddaughters,โ€ Goodlatte said in a statement.