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Rep. John Delaney said to be mulling a run for president

Rep. John Delaney said to be mulling a run for president

Rep. John Delaney, the Potomac businessman who challenged his party's establishment to unexpectedly capture a seat in Congress five years ago, is considering a run for the Democratic nomination for president, according to multiple Democratic sources.

In what could only be described as a long-shot bid, the little-known Democratic congressman would likely bring a centrist's approach to policy and a deep background of the financial industry to what is certain to be a rough-and-tumble campaign as his party searches for a strategy to confront President Donald J. Trump.

If he ran for president, it would have significant implications for Maryland politics. The decision would mean...

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