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Jamin B. Raskin
Raskin announces bid for Congress
Raskin announces bid for Congress

State Sen. Jamie Raskin, formally launching his campaign for Maryland's 8th Congressional District on Sunday, told supporters he wouldn't back away from the progressive stances that have defined his tenure in Annapolis. "My ambition is not to be in the political center, it is to be in the moral center," Raskin told a standing-room only gathering at a Takoma Park restaurant. "We will get the political center to move to us." Raskin, a leader of the Senate's liberal wing and a law professor at American University, is running to replace Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who is seeking the seat left open by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Veteran Del. Kumar Barve of...