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Biden nominates Erek Barron to be U.S. Attorney for Maryland, first Democrat nominated in 20 years

July 27, 2021

President Biden has nominated Prince George’s County Del. Erek Barron to become the next U.S. Attorney for Maryland; if confirmed, he would be the first Black person to hold the post, and the first Democrat in 20 years. Barron, 47, a defense attorney, has been a member of the House of Delegates since 2015. Before that he worked stints as a federal prosecutor and as an assistant state’s attorney in Prince George’s and Baltimore.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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