All signs point to Broun running: He was already publicly mulling a bid before Sen. Saxby ChamblissSaxby ChamblissOPINION: Left-wing politics will be the demise of the Democratic Party GOP hopefuls crowd Georgia special race Democrats go for broke in race for Tom Price's seat MORE (R-Ga.) announced his retirement, and last week his wife said that he would run for the seat.

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Broun is almost guaranteed to face a competitive primary: Reps. Tom Price (R-Ga.) and Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) are both preparing for potential runs, Rep. Phil GingreyPhil GingreyBeating the drum on healthcare Former GOP chairman joins K Street Former Rep. Gingrey lands on K Street MORE (R-Ga.) is still in the mix and Rep. Tom GravesTom GravesRepublicans divided on seeking budget deal with Democrats Budget process drags as GOP struggles for consensus House conservatives support summer omnibus to pre-empt shutdown fight MORE (R-Ga.) hasn't ruled out a bid, though he's expected to take longer to decide whether to run than the others.