In what was considered an amicable campaign between two old colleagues, Rep. Benjamin Cardin defeated former congressman Kweisi Mfume in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Maryland.
By PBS NewsHour
The top Democratic candidates for Maryland's open U.S. Senate seat squared off in a debate Thursday, ahead of the Sept. 12 primary to see who will run against presumptive Republican candidate Lt. Gov. Michael Steele.
Race horse Barbaro, who won the Kentucky Derby, suffered a serious hind-leg break at the Preakness race Saturday.
A Maryland law, scheduled to go into effect in 2007, aims to force large employers, and specifically the Wal-Mart chain, to improve health benefits for employees.
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