Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.
The Senate is planning to hold hearings on the police use of body cameras, as protests over the death of a black man in police custody continue in a nearby city.
Key senators said Monday they’re close to a deal on an anti-trafficking bill, potentially clearing the way for a vote to confirm President Barack Obama’s attorney general.
Sen. Pat Roberts is urging people to “let it go” after his cellphone filled a somber committee hearing room with the first few bars of a song from Disney’s “Frozen.”
Rep. Donna Edwards has been endorsed by seven members of the Prince George’s County Council in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Chris Van Hollen for the United States Senate on Wednesday.
The New Jersey Senator was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for political favors.
The Senate Minority Leader announced he will not run for re-election next year.
Female same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same health care benefits for artificial insemination as heterosexual couples, under a bill passed by the state Senate.
Maryland State Sen. Jamie Raskin says he is running for the congressional seat that will open when Rep. Chris Van Hollen runs for Senate.