John Delaney

Lierman signs on to Delaney's presidential campaign

Lierman signs on to Delaney's presidential campaign

Terry L. Lierman, a longtime Maryland political operative and close ally to former Gov. Martin O’Malley, will serve as a chairman of Rep. John Delaney’s presidential campaign, the congressman announced Wednesday.

Lierman, the former chair of the Maryland Democratic Party, had served as treasurer of O’Malley’s unsuccessful presidential bid last year — and was a vocal proponent of that campaign. It remains unclear whether O’Malley is planning to mount another run in 2020.

Delaney, a centrist Democrat first elected to Congress in 2012, announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination in July, becoming the first to enter the race. He has already visited several early...

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