WASHINGTON (AP) — Two rivals for an open Senate seat in Maryland are taking some time to schmooze with union leaders.
Democratic Reps. Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards are scheduled to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the Metropolitan Washington AFL-CIO on Saturday night.READ MORE: SEE IT: Good Samaritan Recalls Moment He Jumped Into Bay To Rescue Toddler After Ocean City Crash
Van Hollen and Edwards are both running for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Barbara Mikulski. Both represent the Washington suburbs. Other members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation are considering running for the seat.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Announces Pilot Program To Direct Some 911 Calls To Mental Health Professionals
Maryland’s other Democratic senator, Ben Cardin, will also attend the “Evening with Labor” dinner and awards ceremony for local labor leaders in Washington.MORE NEWS: Unemployed Workers Rally, Demanding To Know When They Will Get Their Money
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