Northern California Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin/ Hayward) has announced his presidential campaign, but he hasn’t completely ruled out returning to the House if his long shot national effort comes up empty. The Congressman left the door open to changing course before the California candidate filing deadline on December 6th of this year in order to seek re-election.
At least one political player, however, isn’t waiting for Rep. Swalwell to make his decision. Hayward City Councilwoman Aisha Wahab announced her congressional campaign late last week, and there was no mention of departing the race if the four-term Representative ultimately decides to seek re-election. Additionally, state Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) confirms that he, too, is preparing to soon file a congressional campaign committee with the Federal Election Commission.
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