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Derek Kilmer to run for seat in congress.

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BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - State Sen. Derek Kilmer announced Monday that he's running for the seat in Congress that Rep. Norm Dicks is giving up.

Dicks held the seat for 18 terms.

Kilmer is a Gig Harbor Democrat who works as vice president of the Pierce County Economic Council. He says he's focused on creating jobs.

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