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In the first four decades of the Maryland Women’s caucus, not one man requested to join. This year, all that changed. During the 2015 General Assembly session, not one, but four men joined the Caucus. They’re the first four men to join any Women’s Caucus, anywhere in the country. Kojo speaks with some of those lawmakers about why they sought membership and what they’re looking to achieve now.


  • Erek Barron Member, Maryland House of Delegates (D-Prince Georges County)
  • Jimmy Tarlau Member, Maryland House of Delegates (D-Prince Georges County)
  • Cheryl Kagan Member, Maryland Senate (D-Montgomery County)

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