- A Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon joined other doctors on Capitol Hill in recounting harrowing stories of the effects of gun violence. It's part of an effort to compel congressional action and take issue with a recent National Rifle Association assertion that doctors should "stay in their lane."
- The political arm of the Congressional Black Caucus has decided not to endorse Rep. Donna Edwards for Senate -- despite the fact that the Prince George's County Democrat would be the first African-American elected to the chamber from Maryland.
- One of the state's most influential coalitions of local labor unions will endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen¿' campaign for Senate on Thursday, despite a deep history of supporting his primary opponent, Rep. Donna F. Edwards.
- Three more members of the Congressional Black Caucus have endorsed Rep. Donna Edwards for the Senate, her campaign said Wednesday.