OXON HILL, Md. (WJZ/AP) — Maya Rockeymoore, the wife of Rep. Elijah Cummings, says she is “strongly considering” running for governor of Maryland.

Rockeymoore, a Democrat, told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that the health care debate in Washington has shown that Republicans in the nation’s capital are not considering the needs of women, children and minorities.

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She says more decisions about important issues like health care will fall to state leaders, where governors will have a lot of say in who gets needed services.

She says she isn’t confident Republican Gov. Larry Hogan will make the right decisions on behalf of Maryland families.

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Rockeymoore says she may announce a decision “within the next few weeks.”

Rockeymoore in a statement to WJZ:

“I’m seriously looking at this race because I have a bold vision for a better, stronger Maryland. As a proud progressive who has dedicated my adult life to advancing the well being of kids, families, communities, and the environment, I firmly believe that Maryland is ready for a different kind of leader, one who can offer real solutions, forge a path toward inclusive growth, and stand up to Trump’s regressive agenda.”

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