Mike Miller, Talmadge Branch to Headline Event for Rushern Baker

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker continues to rack up establishment endorsements in his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Baker has scheduled a fundraiser for next Tuesday in Baltimore, headlined by state Senate President Mike Miller (D) and House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch (D). Branch has previously endorsed Baker; Miller has not done so publicly.

Branch
House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch

The evening fundraiser takes place at the Hanover Cross Street apartment building in Federal Hill. Ticket prices start at $500. Event hosts, who can attend a special event earlier in the evening, are asked to raise $25,000 each.

Baker has already been endorsed by U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) and Attorney General Brian Frosh (D) in addition to numerous Prince George’s politicians.

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