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Speaker Mike Busch backs Del. Aruna Miller in state's 6th Congressional District

Speaker Mike Busch backs Del. Aruna Miller in state's 6th Congressional District

Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch endorsed Del. Aruna Miller on Wednesday in her campaign for the state’s 6th Congressional District, weighing into a nascent race that will become one of the most closely watched in the state next year.

The endorsement, which marks the first time a Maryland political leader has backed a candidate in a 2018 federal race, comes weeks after Miller received the support of Emily’s List, the Washington-based group that helps Democratic women.

“In her time in Annapolis, Aruna has taken on some of the most difficult and sensitive issues we face,” Busch said in a statement. “She's built consensus and forged commonsense, progressive...

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