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Hoyer says that if Trump or Cruz win the GOP nomination, they could hurt Republicans running for reelection. The Democrats could take the majority of the House of Representatives if they gain 30 seats in 2016.
Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, the two remaining presidential candidates with ties to Maryland, didn't do well in the Iowa caucuses and it's difficult to see where they can do better in the primaries ahead.
With one year until the general election, Hillary Clinton holds a wide lead in the Democratic primary, just as she did in 2008. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley still sits at 3 percent and hopes he can make a name for himself in time for the Iowa caucus.
Last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley and other Democrats crashed the GOP convention in Tampa to counter Republican arguments. This week, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and other area Republicans crashed the Democratic fest in Charlotte.
After arriving in Charlotte prior to the Democratic National Convention, it was time for the Maryland delegation to celebrate. But state Democratic Party Chair Yvette Lewis let her group know there was work to be done in the upcoming week.