Sen. Barbara Mikulski

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Joe Biden in Md. to Discuss Funds for Rape Kit Testing

Vice President Joe Biden will join Senator Barbara Mikulski in Pikesville to highlight funding directed toward clearing a backlog of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits.

03/16/2015

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Mikulski Retirement Sparks Early Jockeying in Maryland

Democratic U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s announcement that she will retire at the end of her term is sending shockwaves through Maryland’s political landscape.

03/11/2015

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AP Source: Edwards to Seek Maryland Senate Seat

A Democratic congressional aide says Rep. Donna Edwards has informed House leadership that she plans to run for the Maryland Senate seat left open by longtime Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s retirement.

03/09/2015

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after the Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon at the Capitol on Dec. 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Harry Reid Endorses Van Hollen in Maryland Senate Race

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.

03/06/2015

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Md. AG Brian Frosh Endorses Van Hollen for Senate

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate.

03/06/2015

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Rep. Van Hollen Says He Will Run for Mikulski’s Seat

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires.

03/04/2015

File photo of Barbara Mikulski. (credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

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.

03/02/2015

Maryland gubernatorial candidates Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (left) and Larry Hogan (right).

Md. Democrats Discuss Aftershocks of Election

Congressional Maryland Democrats met Monday to discuss the political aftershocks of the election that resulted in the party losing control of the U.S. Senate and the Maryland governor’s office.

11/17/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns that some parents of Central American children attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally already know of the risks, noting that some girls are given birth control “in case they’re raped along the way.”  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Homeland Secretary: Parents Give Immigrant Children Birth Control ‘In Case They’re Raped Along The Way’

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns that some parents of Central American children attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally already know of the risks, noting that some girls are given birth control “in case they’re raped along the way.”

07/17/2014

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Senate Democrats Scuttle Vote On Spending Bill

Biggest obstacle is Mitch McConnell amendment that would block new regulation of existing coal plants.

06/18/2014

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