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Former Obama aide Jawando to run for House seat
Former Obama aide Jawando to run for House seat

A former Obama administration official who sought a General Assembly seat last year said Tuesday he will run for the U.S. House district being left open by Rep. Chris Van Hollen. Will Jawando, who worked in the Office of Public Engagement at the White House and also the U.S. Department of Education, is the third candidate -- and the only African American so far -- to enter the contest for the 8th Congressional District. Jawando, 33, currently works for The Raben Group in Washington. "This community has given our family so much opportunity and I want to give something back," Jawando said in a statement, adding that we will formally announce his candidacy in May. "To solve...

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