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Edwards raises $590K in second quarter

Edwards raises $590K in second quarter

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Donna F. Edwards will report raising $590,000 in her bid for Senate during the second quarter of the year, her campaign said Friday. The Edwards campaign, which took the unusual step of releasing its fundraising numbers on a federal holiday, said the money was raised from more than 7,500 donors. Edwards, a Prince George's County Democrat, and Rep. Chris Van Hollen are running for the seat that will be left vacant in 2017 by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Van Hollen, of Mongtomery County, will report having $3.5 million on hand. "Donna is building a campaign that reflects the values of Maryland's working families," Edwards campaign spokesman...