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Keith Ellison
Howard Dean endorses Pooran in 6th District

Three high-profile Democrats, including 2004 presidential candidate Howard Dean, have endorsed Milad Pooran in the race for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, the campaign announced Tuesday. The endorsements -- which also came from Rep. Raul Grijalva, of Arizona, and Keith Ellison, of Minnesota -- represented a significant development for a campaign that has so far struggled to receive the same level of attention as two other Democrats in the race, State Sen. Rob Garagiola and Potomac banker John Delaney. Grijalva and Ellison co-chair the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Pooran, 35, is a doctor and member of the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps. He...