FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AL-2 Independent Candidate Rob John drops out of race, endorses Rick Barber for 2nd District's Congressional seat
MONTGOMERY - On Tuesday, December 22nd, Independent Congressional candidate Rob John announced that he was withdrawing his candidacy for Alabama's 2nd Congressional District seat and throwing his full support behind small business owner and Marine veteran Rick Barber.
"Rick Barber stands for my values," explains John, an information technology expert from Millbrook. "Rick believes in the Constitution, and he understands the proper role of the federal government in a free market society. Rick will be a true representative, not a politician."
"We need more principled small business owners like Rick Barber in Congress. I'm throwing my full support behind him, and I'll do everything I can to help his candidacy. Being a former Marine, Rick understands honor, duty & country; and service before self. His oath of office will be more than words."
Rick Barber was expectedly pleased with the news.
"I'm delighted and honored to have Mr. John's support," said Barber. "Rob will be an important ally in the coming months and a valued member of the team in 2010."
Rick Barber will make a formal announcement at his home in Montgomery on Wednesday, January 6th.