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Bonamici to speak to Democrats in King City

Washington County congresswoman running for third full term this year.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, seen here speaking in Beaverton earlier this year, will address the East Washington County Democrats and take questions next Thursday, May 5.The East Washington County Democrats will host U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici at their monthly meeting in King City on Thursday, May 5.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the King City Clubhouse, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave. It is open to the public. A question-and-answer period will follow Bonamici's talk.

Bonamici, who was first elected to Congress in a special election in January 2012, is running for reelection this year. She faces a little-known challenger in the Democratic primary on May 17, Shabba Woodley of Beaverton.

Bonamici represents Oregon's First Congressional District, which includes all of Washington County. She lives in the Beaverton area.

In Congress, Bonamici sits on the House Education and the Workforce Committee as well as the Committee on Science, Space and Technology.