Democ­rats’ ris­ing stars in three vital races pit celebri­ty pow­er against expe­ri­ence

Democrats’ rising stars in three vital races pit celebrity power against experience

Demo­c­ra­t­ic dar­lings who rose to star­dom due to their high-pro­file involve­ments in cas­es con­cern­ing for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump are cre­at­ing prob­lems for career politi­cians in Mary­land, Vir­ginia, and Penn­syl­va­nia. 
The new stars are prov­ing to be pow­er­ful fundrais­ers. Their pseudo­celebri­ty sta­tus has let them tran­si­tion from careers in law enforce­ment and the mil­i­tary into pol­i­tics. But despite their pro­fi­cien­cy at bring­ing in cash, they might end up split­ting their par­ty as they lean on the unpop­u­lar­i­ty of Trump rather than the wealth of expe­ri­ence that comes with a career leg­is­lat­ing.
Mary­land 3rd Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict
Stand­ing 6 feet, 7 inch­es tall, for­mer Capi­tol Police offi­cer Har­ry Dunn is one of 22 Demo­c­ra­t­ic can­di­dates look­ing to replace Rep …