Our Conversations with the Candidates series continues now with Liz Matory, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 2nd District. She’s facing the incumbent Democrat, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, who's held the seat since 2003. Matory is a Silver Spring-based entrepreneur and business consultant. She’s a former field worker for the Maryland Democratic Party. She quit the Dems in 2014, and this past June won the Republican primary in the 2nd District. This is Liz Matory’s second run for the US Congress. She lost a primary bid to run in the 8th District two years ago. And in 2014, running as a Democrat, she ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates. She’s the co-author of the 2016 political memoir, Born Again Republican.