Friday, February 15, 2008

Pro-Life Challenger Beats Pro-Abortion Incumbent in MD Republican Primary

Maryland State Senator Andy Harris won the 1st District Primary on Tuesday in a four-way race against liberal Republican Wayne Gilchrest who has represented the district for the past 16 years. Mr. Harris, who was endorsed by the Republican National Coalition for Life PAC, defeated Gilchrest, who reportedly votes with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi more than any other House Republican, despite support from former MD Lt. Governor Michael Steele and Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Andy Harris offered a clear contrast between his own solid pro-life record and that of Rep. Gilchrest who earned a 100 per cent rating from NARAL Pro-Choice America.

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