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Kathleen Matthews enters race for Maryland's 8th District

Kathleen Matthews enters race for Maryland's 8th District

Touting her background as a "working mom" and "progressive business leader," Kathleen Matthews entered the race for Maryland's 8th Congressional District on Wednesday -- an announcement that could shake up the contest for the open seat. The longtime television news anchor and former Marriott executive zipped through a list of progressive policies she said she would pursue if elected, including an increase in the minimum wage, pay equity for women, closing gaps in education and supporting Social Security and Medicare. "I'm willing to do the hard work that it takes to actually take important ideas to this U.S. Congress," Matthews said in front of...

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