Maryland Senate to Congress Series Congressman David John Lewis

Widely known for his work in Congress and for famously introducing legislation that implemented Social Security in the United States, the political career of Allegany County’s David John Lewis began in the Maryland Senate. Born in Centre County Pennsylvania in 1869, Lewis was a coal miner before graduating from law school and setting up practice […]

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Maryland Senate to Congress Series Congressman Jamie Raskin

A Maryland State Senator from 2007 to 2016, the electoral career of Jamie Raskin may have begun in the halls of Annapolis but it has flourished in the halls of the United States Congress. Born in Washington DC to political activist/staffer Marcus Raskin and journalist/author Barbara Raskin, Congressman Raskin’s life was clearly bound for excellence […]

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Maryland Senate Presidents Series Senator Matthew Tilghman

Maryland’s Senate President and a revolutionary leader, Matthew Tilghman is one of Maryland’s most accomplished political leaders that many have never heard of. A friend of George Washington and one of the authors of Maryland’s first constitution, Tilghman held the most powerful offices in early Maryland and served as a leader who helped shape the […]

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