Former Blogger Running for Office
Judd Legum, founder of the Center for American Progress blog, Think Progress, is running for the state legislature in Maryland.
In 2007, Judd became the research director for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. As to running for Congress, Judd says:
I learned at ThinkProgress what can be accomplished if you combine serious policy ideas with engaging political communication. I want to take what I’ve learned and bring progressive values to the state capital in Maryland.
Maryland would be fortunate to have Judd as a legislator. I hope you will go on over to his Act Blue page and contribute. His Republican opponent is an extremist, especially on marriage issues: [More...]
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