Republican military veteran Paul Chabot, who narrowly lost an open Inland Empire congressional district seat to then-Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar last fall, said Tuesday that he would run again for the seat in 2016.
Aguilar won the fall race to succeed Rep. Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga) by three percentage points after narrowly surviving a crowded June primary. Miller retired and did not seek re-election in a district that has been growing increasingly Democratic.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee recently put Aguilar on a list of its most vulnerable House members.
Still, Aguilar will be seeking re-election in a presidential election year,...