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  • Rep. Van Hollen announces endorsements in Senate bid

    Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been endorsed by Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner in his bid to succeed retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski. The endorsement was announced Thursday. Van Hollen, a Democrat, also was endorsed by former Rep. Beverly...
  • 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 runĀ for...
  • Rawlings-Blake says she wants Baltimore candidate in Senate race

    Rawlings-Blake says she wants Baltimore candidate in Senate race
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made clear Wednesday she thinks it’s imperative a candidate from Baltimore run for Senate. What she didn’t confirm was whether she wants to be that person. “I hope I’ve been clear about how much...
  • Money race heating up in Md. political contests

    Money race heating up in Md. political contests
    The field of candidates planning to run for House and Senate contests in Maryland is not yet set, but the race for campaign cash is well under way. Candidates — mostly Democrats, to date — are making pitches to donors and organizing...
  • Van Hollen raises more than $1M since Mikulski announces retirement

    Van Hollen raises more than $1M since Mikulski announces retirement
    WASHINGTON -- In the latest indication he is moving rapidly to head off potential challengers in Maryland's Senate race, Rep. Chris Van Hollen will report raising $1.2 million in the first quarter of this year, his campaign said Wednesday. The...
  • Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'

    Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'
    Pointing to the existence of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits across the country, Vice President Joe Biden told advocates in Baltimore County on Monday that the Obama administration is committed to increasing funding to help clear a backlog...
  • O'Malley won't seek Mikulski's Senate seat

    O'Malley won't seek Mikulski's Senate seat
    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not run for Senate in 2016, taking himself out of what could be a messy Democratic primary race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. O'Malley, who is considering a run for president in...
  • Emily's List to endorse Edwards

    WASHINGTON -- A powerful political group that helped elect Barbara A. Mikulski to the Senate nearly 30 years ago will endorse Rep. Donna F. Edwards to be her successor -- throwing considerable fundraising heft behind her campaign. Emily's List, the...
  • Bongino for Mikulski's seat

    Bongino for Mikulski's seat
    I know it is still early, but so far only Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Montgomery County Democrat, and Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat from Prince George's County, have announced they plan to run for Maryland's open seat in the U.S. Senate ("Geography will...
  • Geography will play a role in Md. Senate race

    Geography will play a role in Md. Senate race
    The first U.S. senator elected directly by voters was a Silver Spring attorney named Blair Lee, who won a special election in 1913, months after the 17th Amendment changed the way candidates were selected for the Senate. Lee, it turns out, was also the...
  • Who are the candidates to succeed Barbara Mikulski?

    Who are the candidates to succeed Barbara Mikulski?
    For an updated list of announced and potential candidates for U.S. Senate, view The Sun's tracker. The retirement of longtime Sen. Barbara Mikulski sets off a heated competition among politicians who may be vying for the Senate seat long held by the...