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Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations
Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Montgomery County lawmaker frequently at the center of Democratic messaging on the economy, will serve as the top campaign fundraiser for House Democrats in the next election. Long viewed as a rising star in the House and in Maryland politics, Van Hollen will lead the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's fundraising effort in 2016 as his party attempts to recapture control of the chamber for the time since the Republican wave election of 2010. The assignment, first reported by The Washington Post, marks a return for Van Hollen to the nation's swingiest and priciest House districts. The top-ranking Democrat on the Budget...

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