Tag Archives: Will Jawando

Cummings Endorses Again . . .

Still not what you think it is. 😜 Elijah Cummings today endorsed Will Jawando for Congress in CD8, and for good measure recorded a robocall that will be going to 40,000 homes this week. Maryland District 8 Democratic congressional candidate Will Jawando has landed the endorsement of Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), whose robo-call will be going to over 40,000 households… Read more »

Jawando Profile

Fifth in a series by Bill Turque on the nine candidates in the CD8 race. Parts of Will Jawando’s biography are deja vu all over again: white Kansan mother, African father, wife named Michele. When then-Sen. Barack Obama hired Jawando as an aide in 2005, the future president introduced him as “apparently my long-lost brother.” But Jawando wants to rewrite at… Read more »

John Lewis Endorses Will Jawando In CD8

Yes, THAT John Lewis. Pretty impressive get. Press release: Civil Rights Icon Congressman John Lewis Endorses Will Jawando in MD-08 Congressional Race The Will Jawando for Congress campaign today announced the endorsement of Civil Rights icon, Congressman John Lewis for the April 26th democratic primary. In addition to Mr. Jawando, Congressman Lewis has endorsed former Secretary of State and democratic… Read more »

Jawando Didn’t Give Back All The Pharma Bro Money

Open Secrets, a campaign finance transparency organization, reports that CD8 candidate Will Jawando, who pledged to donate the money he received from Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli, most recently seen calling Elijah Cummings and other House members “imbeciles,” has only given up half of the $5,400 contribution. Financially speaking, Will Jawando, a former campaign staffer for President Obama, isn’t doing well in… Read more »

Jawando/Raskin Dustup Over 2015 Senate Bill

Bill Turque of the Post this morning wrote up a moment during the Saturday debate in Silver Spring when Will Jawando criticized Jamie Raskin for “opposing a bill” in 2015 that would have eliminated life without the possibility of parole for juveniles facing charges as an adult. In candidate forums, Democrats running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District nomination almost always avoid… Read more »