FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — Rep. Donna Edwards has been endorsed by seven members of the Prince George’s County Council in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

The endorsements were announced Wednesday in Fort Washington.

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The endorsements came from Mel Franklin, Derrick Davis, Danielle Glaros, Andrea Harrison, Mary Lehman, Obie Patterson and Karen Toles.

Earlier this week, former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun endorsed Edwards.

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Edwards is running against Rep. Chris Van Hollen for the Democratic nomination to run for Mikulski’s seat.

Van Hollen has been endorsed by the entire Montgomery County Council. Prince George’s County Council member Deni Taveras also has endorsed him.

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