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Chris Van Hollen hits Donna Edwards in first attack ad

Chris Van Hollen hits Donna Edwards in first attack ad

Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Senate began airing its first attack ad against rival Rep. Donna F. Edwards on Friday, criticizing his opponent by suggesting she has been an ineffective member of Congress.

Echoing a theme Van Hollen has been sounding at debates and forums in recent months, the ad points to two analyses to suggest Edwards, a Prince George's County Democrat, is among the most partisan members of the caucus and that she has been unable to advance legislation.

The ad comes just days after Edwards began airing her own attack ad, a spot that said Van Hollen has been open to cutting Social Security benefits and has taken money from Wall Street interests....

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