Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has some new competition in the 2015 election.
Former Republican Congressman Jeff Landry announced Monday he will be running for the seat.
Landry is a lawyer and businessman from New Iberia and was a Tea Party favorite after serving in the US House for one term.
When he was forced into the same district as Rep. Charles Boustany in 2012, Landry lost his re-election bid.
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