Born Monday 25 November 1957
We're betting, at this place and this time, we have people ready for change in the state of Maryland.
Thoughtful people of different political philosophies can disagree, but in a very agreeable manner.
Some of the most important conversations I've ever had occurred at my family's dinner table.
Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime.
Politics is a contest among people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies, advocating different solutions to common problems. The system only works when principled, energetic people participate.
I'm a competitive person.
I support stem cell research, including embryonic stem cell research.
I promised her an interesting life and good food, and the rest is history.
We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
I don't know what leadership is. You can't touch it. You can't feel it. It's not tangible. But I do know this: you recognize it when you see it.