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Edwards holds endorsement as Democrats seek unity

Edwards holds endorsement as Democrats seek unity

After a bruising primary race for Senate, Maryland Democrats have scheduled "unity" rallies and shifted their messaging to better fit the general election. But one piece of business from last month's election remains conspicuously unresolved.

Rep. Donna F. Edwards, who lost the contest for the party's nomination, has yet to endorse the fellow Democrat and onetime ally who won: Rep. Chris Van Hollen.

As state Democrats pivot to the fall election with an eye toward how presumed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would affect races further down the ballot, Edwards has instead redoubled the focus on her own party, writing a piece in Cosmopolitan this week in...