Joan Buchanan wants Tauscher's seat too

April 23, 2009 5:39:39 PM PDT
An East Bay lawmaker threw her hat in the ring for a congressional seat that is expected to open up soon.

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San Ramon Democrat Joan Buchanan was just elected to the state assembly in november, now she is running for the 10th District seat in Congress held by Rep. Ellen Tauscher, who has been nominated for a job at the State Department.

Two other Democrats, Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi and state Senator Mark Desaulnier have said they plan to run as well.

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