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Barve announces endorsements in House race

Barve announces endorsements in House race

ROCKVILLE -- Del. Kumar P. Barve of Montgomery County rolled out more than two dozen endorsements from state lawmakers on Monday -- including House Speaker Michael E. Busch, a longtime ally -- in his bid for the state's 8th Congressional District.

Speaking for the first time to reporters as a congressional candidate, the 24-year member of the House of Delegates and former majority leader said Congress appears to have "lost faith" in the people it represents, and that too many members of both parties are "thinking small."

"America is a great nation," Barve said. "We need a Congress that acts that way."

Barve is seeking the seat that...