It is with much hope and great conviction that Our Revolution Maryland announces our endorsement of Mckayla Wilkes for the House seat in Maryland’s 5th Congressional District. Our endorsement comes as a unanimous choice by both our voting members in CD-5 and our state board.

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Mr. Hance you are right about one thing in your letter to the Independent dated Jan. 10 (“Letter writer was wrong about Waldorf climate forum”). I was not at your forum. I was commenting on the forum as it was reported in the Maryland Independent.

It is with much hope and great conviction that Our Revolution Maryland announces our endorsement of Mckayla Wilkes for the House seat in Maryland’s 5th Congressional District. Our endorsement comes as a unanimous choice by both our voting members in CD-5 and our state board.

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I am writing in response to Bobby Wallace’s letter on Jan. 1, “Forum devoid of ideas,” in which he ridicules the Sierra Club Climate Forum held in Waldorf in December.

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