Md. congressional primary features largest self-funder ever

In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016 photo, David Trone, right, owner of wine superstore chain Total Wine and More, greets commuters at the Shady Grove Metro station, in Derwood, Md. Trone, who is running in the Democratic primary for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, has put more than $12 million of his own money into his campaign. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland congressional primary contender has broken the record for what a self-funded House candidate has poured into a single campaign, as wine superstore owner David Trone has uncorked more than $12 million of his own amid a crowded Democratic field.

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