Laura Hussey, Political Science, and Donald Norris, School of Public Policy, Discuss Anthony Brown’s Decision to Run for Congress

Published: Mar 19, 2015

After former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced he was running for the U.S. House seat vacated by Rep. Donna Edwards, reaction came in from across Maryland on Brown’s decision to jump back into politics after last year’s gubernatorial election.

Laura HusseyLaura Hussey, an associate professor of political science, was interviewed for an article in the Gazette about Brown’s decision, saying he is the likely front-runner in the race despite losing the gubernatorial election.

“He’s got name recognition in a huge way,” Hussey said. “Plus he’s in his home territory and he’s going to have more support in that area.” To read the full article with Hussey’s analysis, click here.

Donald Norris UMBCSchool of Public Policy director Donald Norris was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about Brown’s decision. Norris commented that, “It may be a very good strategic move for him. It will all depend on how he does and what kind of a campaign he runs.” To read the full article, click here.

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