Rep. Chris Van Hollen
Maryland State Sen. Jamie Raskin says he is running for the congressional seat that will open when Rep. Chris Van Hollen runs for Senate.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid enthusiastically endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen Friday for the U.S. Senate, an early attempt by a key Democrat to clear the field and avoid a divisive primary campaign to replace Maryland’s longtime Democratic incumbent Sen. Barbara Mikulski.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate.
Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires.
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.
The death of Trayvon Martin is one reason behind renewed efforts by 18 U.S. Senators and 40 Representatives, including seven local lawmakers, to pass a bill that aims to end racial profiling.
The top Democratic leaders in the House hashed out their to-do list Wednesday at a suppertime powwow with President Barack Obama.