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Former MD Gov. Endorses Glenn Ivey for Congress

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    Former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening endorsed former Prince George’s County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey for Congress.

    Ivey is running to fill the open seat in Maryland’s Fourth Congressional District.

    Glendening told Prince George’s County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins about his support for Ivey Monday.

    “My support for Glenn is not a negative about any one of the candidates,” said the former governor. “We’re actually fortunate to have a nice range here, but it’s just the knowledge he can do what needs to be done.”

    Ivey is happy to have the support of his mentor during his race to Congress.

    “He’s been a great mentor to me over the years, so for me it’s just a wonderful opportunity,” Ivey said.

    Other candidates for the seat include former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and State Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk.

    The Democratic primary is April 26.