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Baker endorses Ivey in 4th District

Baker endorses Ivey in 4th District

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III endorsed Glenn Ivey's bid for the 4th Congressional District on Friday, backing a longtime family friend over a former lieutenant governor and a half dozen other Democratic candidates.

Baker's endorsement, while not unexpected, will serve only to strengthen Ivey's campaign in Prince George's County, where he was twice elected State's Attorney. The 4th District, currently held by Rep. Donna F. Edwards, is based in Prince George's, but also includes a portion of Anne Arundel County.

"I know the field of candidates very well. I've worked with each and every one of them," Baker said. "He is the...