Del. Dereck E. Davis, chair of the state's House Economic Matters Committee, is dropping out of the contest for Maryland's 4th Congressional District, his campaign said Tuesday.
The move came as former Prince George's County councilwoman Ingrid M. Turner also said she is backing out of the race.
Davis was posting solid fundraising figures, but his decision follows several internal polls that placed him in lower standing than former lieutenant governor Anthony Brown and former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey.
In a statement, Davis said cited a "broken Congress" to partly explain his reasoning, though Capitol Hill is...