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U.S. Senate

Democracy and diversity

Democracy and diversity

Last month, Rep. Donna Edwards lost to Rep. Chris Van Hollen in the Democratic primary to replace Barbara Mikulski in the U.S. Senate, 53 percent to 39 percent, and she made clear in her election night concession speech she was none too happy about it. In an article that appeared on this week, she goes further, describing the loss as a "concussion-worthy crash" of a black woman hitting a glass ceiling and an example of how white men continue to dominate elected office in a nation that is neither post-racial nor post-gender.

She's certainly correct about that last point....