Old Line, New Battles: Raskin campaigns for Democrats and a committee gavel in quest to flip the House

Deep-blue Maryland has been a stronghold for Democrats in general elections for decades. But with a popular former Republican governor running for an open Senate seat and eight House races, the Old Line State could spring a few surprises this November. In this series, Old Line, New Battles: Maryland feels the primary pinch, the Washington Examiner will look at the key figures and important issues six months until Election Day. Part three will focus on Rep. Jamie Raskin’s (D-MD) efforts to help Democrats flip the House as he seeks the coveted House Oversight Committee chairmanship. 

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) is helping elect Democrats hundreds of miles from his home district with hopes of becoming chairman of one of the most powerful committees in Congress.

Raskin, who represents a safe seat in the blue suburbs of Washington, D.C., has campaigned in 17 states this cycle, warning voters
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