Aanestad considering run for Doolittle’s now-vacant seat | SierraSun.com

Aanestad considering run for Doolittle’s now-vacant seat

Dave Moller and Jeff Pelline
Sun News Service

Congressman John Doolittle (R-Roseville), under investigation for a lobbying scandal, told reporters this morning that he will not seek re-election for a 10th term.

Minutes later, Sen. Sam Aanestad (R-Grass Valley) told The Union, the Sierra Sun’s sister paper, he is considering running for Doolittle’s seat, joining others.

Doolittle’s decision, after serving 17 years in Congress, puts a solidly Republican Congressional seat up for grabs in the November election.

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