House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) on Monday endorsed Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) in the sharply contested Democratic primary race to be Maryland’s next senator, along with two other top Democrats in the House of Representatives.
The campaign for the open Senate seat in deep blue Maryland has largely become a two-person race between Trone, who has already spent nearly $10 million of his fortune blanketing the state with ads, and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks and her supporting phalanx of Maryland politicians.
Endorsements have played a prominent role in the early stages of the primary, which will be held in May, as each candidate seeks a sense of impenetrability as they vie to replace retiring Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md). As Alsobrooks collected high-profile Maryland politicians to her side, Trone has secured backing from others and some influential labor unions, particularly the state’s teacher’s association.
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