, the former Maryland congressman and
leader, endorsed Sen.
on Friday for a second term, backing his one-time rival.
Mfume is the latest prominent black leader in the state to announce support for Cardin, who lost Baltimore city and
in his 2006 primary against Mfume. Cardin secured an endorsement from Prince George's County Executive
earlier this week, and already has the backing of Baltimore Mayor
and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.