Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate swears off Wall Street money

April 9, 2015 4:00 PM

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NEW YORK, April 9 (Reuters) - A Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate pledged on Thursday to swear off all campaign donations from Wall Street, the latest example of rising criticism of big banks within the party.

Representative Donna Edwards, who is vying for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 Maryland Senate race along with fellow Representative Chris Van Hollen, said she was "outraged" by a report in Reuters that major Wall Street banks had met to discuss ways to urge Democrats such as Massachusetts Sen...

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