Rep. Steve Cohen announces he will run for re-election in 2018

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rep. Steve Cohen announced Saturday he would try for a seventh and eighth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Democrat representing Tennessee’s 9th district will be up for re-election in 2018. He said he’ll also run again in 2020.

Cohen made the announcement at a prayer breakfast with Myron Lowery.

This may come as a surprise, as some speculated he wouldn’t run again.