Striking the most populist tone in what will be Seattle’s most contentious 2016 U.S. House race, state Sen. Pramila Jayapal announced her candidacy for the 7th Congressional DistrictThursday during an event at Seattle Central College.

“I’m running for Congress because our system is rigged for corporations and the wealthy,” Jayapal said, tacking on a rebuke of the outsized influence the “one percent” have in Washington D.C.

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