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BiographyDistrict: Maryland - 5th District
Leadership: Minority Whip
Political Highlights: Md. Senate, 1967-79; sought Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, 1978; Md. Board of Higher Education, 1978-81
Born: June 14, 1939; Manhattan, N.Y.
Family: Widowed; three children
Education: U. of Maryland, B.S. 1963; Georgetown U., J.D. 1966
Committee Assignments: None
Roll Call VitalsDistrict Rating:
Safe DemocratHouse Seniority:
3rd ranked House DemocratState Clout:
Maryland is 9th on Roll Call's Clout Index
, which measures influence in Congress by state
Margin of Victory (% pts.)