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U.S. Rep. Edwards Says She Will Seek Maryland Senate Seat

Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards of Maryland is announcing her campaign to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski.


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Sen. Mikulski, Longest-Serving Woman in U.S. Congress History, Announces Retirement

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving woman in the history of the U.S. Congress, says she has made the “hard decision” not to run for re-election next year.


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16 Female Senators Urge NFL Commissioner to Institute Zero-Tolerance Domestic Violence Policy

Sixteen female senators have written a letter to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell, urging him to institute a zero-tolerance policy for domestic violence within the league.


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Discussion on College Affordability Set for UMBC

Maryland’s two U.S. senators are scheduled to attend a discussion about college affordability.


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Senators: Obama Nominates Georgetown Professor as Judge

Maryland’s senators say President Barack Obama has nominated a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center to fill a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.


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2 Confirmed as Judges in Federal Court in Maryland

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Maryland.


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Congressional Reps Decry Mail Delays for Residents

Maryland’s congressional representatives have demanded that the postmaster general restore regular mail delivery to parts of the state after residents complained of service disruptions.


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The Most Viewed Stories of ’13

With the year coming to an end, we’ve compiled the news stories you viewed the most in 2013.


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Maryland Receives $19 Million in Superstorm Sandy Aid

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding $19 million in aid to Maryland communities hit by Superstorm Sandy.


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Mikulski Pushes for Panel on Service Academy Heads

Sen. Barbara Mikulski is calling attention to a new commission that would focus on how well superintendents of military service academies are working to fight sexual assault.