Chris Van Hollen

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Prince George’s Co. Executive Endorses Van Hollen for Senate

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Chris Van Hollen for the United States Senate on Wednesday.


Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD).  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Girl Scouts of America)

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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House Passes Bipartisan Budget Deal

A plan to set the federal budget for the next two years passed in the House with a large bipartisan vote of 332-94.


The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pre-Shutdown Rule Change Prevents House Members From Calling Vote on Clean CR

A video posted on Representative Chris Van Hollen’s (D-Md.) YouTube account Oct. 12 has gone viral as the government shutdown and Congressional impasse continues. Entitled “The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice,” the video features Van Hollen, who represents Maryland’s 8th District discussing a House Rules Committee change that was put in place on Sept. 30.


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Congressman Visits Maryland Man Imprisoned in Cuba

An American man whose imprisonment in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries wants to come home.


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US Lawmakers Meet With Jailed American In Cuba

US lawmakers have confirmed they visited Alan Gross, an American man whose detention in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve relations between the countries.


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Public Service Commission Decision Due On Pepco 4% Rate Increase

Maryland regulators are scheduled to disclose their decision on Pepco’s request for a 4 percent rate increase.


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Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Montgomery County Council Put Pepco In Crosshairs

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says Pepco should not receive a 4 percent rate increase until the utility makes meaningful progress on reliability.