Donna Edwards Was Democrats’ Rising Star. Now She’s Podcasting From An RV.
WASHINGTON ― Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) welcomed a reporter into her apartment, which overlooks the Potomac River in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, on a warm winter morning.
“How long do you have?” I asked.
“I have all the time in world,” Edwards responded with a chuckle. “I’m not in Congress anymore.”
Edwards, 58, made a bid last year to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski. The four-term congresswoman entered that primary as the underdog ― most of the Democratic establishment was backing Rep. Chris Van Hollen. Van Hollen went on to win both the primary and the general, which …