Del. Kumar P. Barve, the chairman of the powerful Environment and Transportation Committee, will report raising about $225,000 in his bid for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, the campaign said Wednesday.
Barve, who is seeking the seat that will be left vacant by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, will report having about $229,000 on hand.
"Democrats throughout Montgomery, Frederick and Carroll counties are responding to my quarter-century of leadership and experience on moving our state forward," Barve, a former House Majority Leader in Annapolis, said in a statement.
Barve was the first to file paperwork with the Federal Election Commission -- he entered the race in...