Rob Wittman

Democratic challenger to face Wittman in 1st congressional district

Democratic challenger to face Wittman in 1st congressional district

A former Navy submarine officer has announced his candidacy for the First District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Democrat Tom Hicks will challenge U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, for the seat.

"I am running for office because I believe that the political process at the national level is broken and in need of citizen-patriots willing to collaborate for the good of all citizens," said Hicks in a news release. "The Republican controlled House of Representatives has become so partisan that the key issues of...

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