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  • Cummings decision hangs over Md. Senate race

    Cummings decision hangs over Md. Senate race
    Ask Rep. Elijah E. Cummings how he views his role in helping Baltimore to heal from the April riots and the Democrat offers the kind of response that has become his trademark. "I see my role as being all up in it," he says confidently. But ask whether...
  • Mikulski, delegation members meet at White House

    Mikulski, delegation members meet at White House
    Members of Maryland's congressional delegation met at the White House on Wednesday to discuss ways the Obama administration can continue to address the recent unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, who...
  • Md. seafood businesses stand to benefit from discovery of unused guest worker visas

    Md. seafood businesses stand to benefit from discovery of unused guest worker visas
    A crucial labor pipeline for Maryland seafood businesses reopened Friday when the Department of Homeland Security promised as many as 6,000 more visas for foreign workers. Seafood processors and watermen on the Eastern Shore rely on the H-2B visa program...
  • Mikulski calls for probe into anthrax shipments

    Mikulski calls for probe into anthrax shipments
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski has called for an investigation into the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax to laboratories across the country, including Aberdeen Proving Ground. The samples were sent by an Army bio-defense organization at Dugway...
  • Dan Rodricks: Time for leaders to do right thing for Baltimore's poorest kids

    Dan Rodricks: Time for leaders to do right thing for Baltimore's poorest kids
    I posed a question to Barbara Mikulski: Does Maryland's long-serving senator, a Democrat and former social worker, regret playing a key role 20 years ago in killing the federal Moving To Opportunity project, given new research that shows Baltimore's...
  • Hillary Clinton reactions range from 'Whoopee' to silence

    Hillary Clinton reactions range from 'Whoopee' to silence
    Elected officials in Maryland generally remained mum about Hillary¬†Clinton's campaign announcement, with the exception of Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. The Democrat, who co-chaired Clinton’s Maryland presidential campaign in 2008, has long said she...
  • Anne Arundel Democrats pledge to fight in 2016

    Anne Arundel Democrats pledge to fight in 2016
    The message Friday was resurgence. Anne Arundel and other Maryland Democrats came together Friday at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner to celebrate Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., who is retiring at the end of her term in 2016. And while celebrating a...
  • Van Hollen touts endorsements from Frederick Co. officials, women

    Van Hollen touts endorsements from Frederick Co. officials, women
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the Montgomery County Democrat running for Senate in Maryland, announced endorsements of five Frederick County officials on Thursday, representing the latest in a series of leaders in the state who are lining up behind...
  • Mizeur won't run for Senate or House in 2016

    Mizeur won't run for Senate or House in 2016
    Heather R. Mizeur, who ran a spirited insurgent race for the Democratic nomination for governor last year, said Wednesday that she will not be a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Mizeur also told The Baltimore Sun she had never considered a run for...
  • Justice Department to investigate Baltimore police: sources

    Justice Department to investigate Baltimore police: sources
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to launch a full-scale civil rights investigation into use of force by Baltimore police officers, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. The decision came as local officials pressed for the...
  • Justice Department to launch civil rights inquiry of Baltimore police, sources say

    Justice Department to launch civil rights inquiry of Baltimore police, sources say
    U.S. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch plans to launch a full-scale civil rights investigation into use of force by Baltimore police officers, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. The decision came as local officials pressed the Department of...