Rep. Donna F. Edwards ran a strong campaign for Maryland's open Senate seat this year, is an established voice for liberal causes in Congress and has been an outspoken critic of what she sees as her party's failure to truly embrace African Americans. But when it comes to Twitter, the Prince George's County Democrat is apparently all thumbs.
In the aftermath of a bruising primary race for Senate, Maryland Democrats have scheduled "unity" rallies and shifted their messaging to the general election. But one piece of business from the state's bruising April primary remains conspicuously unresolved.
The outcome of the recent Maryland Democratic primary election resulted in a tough night for gender diversity in Democratic congressional politics. More women, specifically women of color, are needed in public office.
Just a couple of days remain for Carroll County voters to take advantage of early voting, and the state's primary election will be held next Tuesday. This being a presidential election year without an incumbent running for re-election, the primary takes on magnified importance. It's also the first time since 2006 that voters will have a chance to fill an open U.S. Senate seat.
Attack ads paid for by shadowy, third-party groups stirred the high-profile contest for Maryland's open Senate seat on Tuesday, underscoring the limits of disclosure rules and leaving the candidates in the Democratic primary bracing for a potential onslaught in the final weeks of the campaign.
Democrats who serve Maryland in Congress, including both of our senators, are declining to endorse in the primary race between Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen. And pardon me for saying so, but that's a cop-out.
Four new television ads began airing this past week in the feisty race for Maryland's open Senate seat, pointing to the potential for airwaves to be flooded with candidate commercials in the final weeks before the state's primary election.
Dan Rodricks' podcast interview with Edwards starts with some biography and moves into issues, including criticism leveled against her that her congressional office has not been responsive to constituents.
The two leading Democratic candidates running for Maryland's open Senate seat continue to battle over Social Security, using four-year-old ambiguous quotes as weapons in an effort to convince voters that the other candidate isn't committed to the program.