The Washington Times:

If taken as its own entity, the District of Columbia itself, Fairfax County in Virginia and Maryland’s Montgomery County incurred a gross adjusted income loss of roughly $1.97 billion, said Frank Howard, a Republican candidate for Congress in Maryland.


“In Maryland we must recognize that we are competing not only with countries like India and China but states like South Carolina and Florida for jobs,” said Mr. Howard, who is seeking to represent the 6th Congressional District, which includes part of Montgomery County.