Today, it’s another installment in our series of Conversations with the Candidates.
Tom's guest is Congressman Kweisi Mfume, who represents Maryland’s 7th District . Mfume won a special election in April to fill the vacancy left by the death of his long-time friend, Congressman Elijah Cummings. He bested a large field of Democrats in a June’s primary and now, as he did last spring, Congressman Mfume is running against Republican nominee Kimberly Klacik. He won their last race decisively.
Congressman Mfume previously represented the 7th district from 1987 to 1996, before leaving Congress to head up the NAACP. The seat he vacated in 1996 was filled by Elijah Cummings.
Rep. Mfume will turn 72 years old next month. He is married to Dr. Tiffany McMillan, an Assistant Vice President at Morgan State University. They live in Southwest Baltimore.
Congressman Kweisi Mfume joins us on Zoom.
Listeners are welcome to join the conversation.