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Marilyn Mosby to endorse Donna Edwards for Senate

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby(Kevin Richardson / AP file)

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby will endorse Rep. Donna F. Edwards' bid for Senate, the campaign said Monday.

The endorsement, which the campaign said in a news advisory will take place on Tuesday in Baltimore, would represent the highest-profile endorsement she has received from an elected African American official to date. Most of the state's highest-profile black leaders have backed rival Rep. Chris Van Hollen.

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Mosby is prosecuting the six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray a year ago. Her husband, first-term City Councilman Nick J. Mosby, had mounted a campaign for mayor  but dropped out of the race last week.

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