2 serious candidates hope to win Wolf's seat | News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (WUSA9) -- Congressman Frank Wolf was in Springfield , just a few hours before his bombshell announcement that he would not seek reelection.
Today, he told WUSA9 that his decision has nothing to do with the government shutdown, which he voted against. Wolf says he wants to devote his time to his work on human rights. Despite Virginia's move toward Blue, with it's two Senators and Governor Elect all Democrats, Republican party leaders vow to keep the 10th district seat RED.
Jay McConville says, "He has been a great mentor."
But for the first time, the democrats have a formidable candidate in Fairfax County Dranesville Supervisor John Foust, who represents McLean, Great Falls, Vienna, and Herndon and parts of Falls Church.
"I think I have demonstrated that I can work across the aisle."
Foust says it was the government shut down pushed him to run for the Congress.
Black also served in the house of delegates and is a former marine.
He also support traditional marriage, and says he'll vote the way he believes. Though he wasn't in favor of the shutdown, he praises those who tried to defund Obamacare and wants to continue on that course.