In a condo along the Kent Narrows overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, Heather Mizeur preached common ground. Speaking to a room packed mostly with supporters, the Democratic candidate for Maryland’s 1st Congressional District pitched her campaign as an exercise in radical bipartisanship — an approach she described as both essential and rare in today’s toxic politics. “When I go to talk to Republicans, I help them understand the Democrats, and when I go and talk to the Democrats, I help them understand the Republicans,” she said. “It’s like I’m walking in two worlds, and really stitching us back together.” Mizeur’s appeals to bipartisan goodwill drew applause from the intimate gathering, some of whom opened their checkbooks at the end of the evening in support of the Democrat’s challenge to six-term incumbent Rep. Andy Harris, a Republican.
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