Maryland Democrats, alarmed by the election of Donald Trump and worried about Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, are taking a page — or several — from the conservative tea party movement.
They are forming groups. They are crowding into public meetings, rallying for and against legislation and deluging switchboards on Capitol Hill.
Dozens of so-called Indivisible groups have cropped up in the Baltimore region alone, part of a movement that began when Democratic former congressional aides posted an organizing manual online after Trump's victory that drew on lessons from the tea party's remarkable success.
Groups have adopted names such as "Together We...