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Glenn Ivey announces endorsements from Hispanic leaders

Glenn Ivey announces endorsements from Hispanic leaders

HYATTSVILLE -- A group of prominent Hispanic elected leaders, including state Sen. Victor R. Ramirez, announced Tuesday they are backing former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey's run Congress, representing one of the first efforts by any candidate in Maryland to publicly court the constituency.

 The endorsements from Ramirez, Del. Will Campos and Brentwood Mayor Rocio Treminio-Lopez, among others, came to Ivey despite the fact that a well-known Hispanic official is also seeking the seat. Del. Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk -- who was born in the Dominican Republic and is chair of the Maryland Latino Legislative Caucus -- is also reaching out to the...