Donna Edwards Endorses Obama Too

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Copyright 2008
Thursday, February 7, 2008; 6:07 PM

Late this afternoon, congressional candidate Donna F. Edwards endorsed Sen. Barack Obama (D-Il.) for president, referring to him as a "fellow agent of change." Edwards' endorsement comes almost a month after her opponent U.S. Rep. Albert R. Wynn (D-Md.) announced his support for Obama. The two are locked in a heated battle for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's fourth congressional district, which includes parts of Montgomery and Prince George's County. Potentially huge turnout is expected in the district on primary day, in part sparked by excitement over Obama in the heavily African-American district. Edwards' endorsement could blunt the impact of Wynn's own endorsement, preventing him from portraying himself as the only candidate in the race supporting the popular senator. Just yesterday, Wynn predicted the heavy turnout in the race would help his reelection effort. Edwards' today suggested Obama's message and her own naturally dovetail. "Whether you choose to call it


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