Monthly Archives: June 2019

Maryland Senate to Congress Series Congressman Steny Hoyer

While widely known for his leadership in Congress, the elective career of Steny Hoyer began and flourished in the halls of Annapolis. A native of Mitchellville and a graduate of Suitland High School, Hoyer spent his formative years in Southern Maryland. He’d graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1963 and quickly began […]

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Maryland Senate to Congress Series Congressman Roy Dyson

Few members ever elected to the Maryland Senate came to their positions with as impressive of a political resume as did former Congressman Roy Dyson. Born in Great Mills in 1948, Dyson first pursued a political career on Capitol Hill in 1973 serving as a Legislative Assistant to Representative William D. Ford of Michigan and […]

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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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