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WASHINGTON -- A running list of who is in, considering or being talked about for the Maryland Senate seat that Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will leave open when she retires after the 2016 election. Name to add? Contact john.fritze@baltsun.com.

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Announced:

Democrats

Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Montgomery County

Rep. Donna F. Edwards of Prince George's County

Republicans

None so far.

Said to be considering:

Democrats

Susan L. Burke, Baltimore attorney

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore

Rep. John Delaney of Montgomery County

Ben Jealous, former president of the NAACP

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former lieutenant governor

Heather Mizuer, former candidate for governor

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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, mayor of Baltimore

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger of Baltimore County

Rep. John Sarbanes of Baltimore County

Republicans

Dan Bongino, GOP nominee for Senate in 2012

Rep. Andy Harris of Baltimore County

Names floated:

Democrats

U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez

Republicans

Robert L. Ehrlich Jr, former governor

Michael Steele, former lieutenant governor

Sitting it out:

Democrats

Martin O'Malley, former governor

Ken Ulman, former Howard County executive

Rep. Steny Hoyer of Southern Maryland

Doug Gansler, former Attorney General

Kevin B. Kamenetz, Baltimore County executive

4th Congressional District

Announced:

Democrats

Anthony G. Brown, former lieutenant governor

Del. Dereck E. Davis, chair of the state's House Economic Matters Committee

Glenn F. Ivey, former Prince George's County State's Attorney

Republicans

None so far.

Said to be considering:

Democrats

Republicans

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