Stan Cooke http://apr.org en Blackwell A Possible Contender For Bachus Seat http://apr.org/post/blackwell-possible-contender-bachus-seat <p></p><p>Possible U.S. House candidates are coming forward following Rep. Spencer Bachus&#39; decision against seeking re-election for Alabama&#39;s 6th District congressional seat.</p><p>Republican state Sen. Slade Blackwell of Mountain Brooks says he is considering the opportunity to run for the position, and his final decision will be based on his family.</p><p>Walker County minister Stan Cooke says people are encouraging him to switch from the GOP lieutenant governor&#39;s race to a House campaign. But he is leaning toward staying with the lieutenant governor&#39;s campaign.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:39:43 +0000 The Associated Press 38871 at http://apr.org Blackwell A Possible Contender For Bachus Seat Minister Enters GOP Race For Alabama Lt. Governor http://apr.org/post/minister-enters-gop-race-alabama-lt-governor <p></p><p>A Jefferson County minister is running for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary against incumbent Kay Ivey.</p><p>Stan Cooke announced his candidacy Tuesday in Montgomery. Cooke is pastor of the Kimberly Church of God and is founder and president of a Christian mission organization that supports programs in Israel. He previously ran in the 6th Congressional District in 2010 against Republican Spencer Bachus.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:17:00 +0000 The Associated Press 36377 at http://apr.org Minister Enters GOP Race For Alabama Lt. Governor