Wheeler announces campaign for Congress

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- A Tri-Cities woman has joined a crowded field running to replace the retiring Doc Hastings in Congress.

Jamie Wheeler announced Friday in Kennewick that she will run for Hastings' 4th Congressional District seat.

Wheeler has lived in the Tri-Cities for more than 20 years, and she has served in a number of volunteer positions.

Wheeler is the seventh announced candidate for the seat. Hastings will retire at the end of the year.