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  • Mikulski leaves the Senate a changed place for women

    Mikulski leaves the Senate a changed place for women
    When Barbara A. Mikulski first stepped onto the Senate floor in 1987, she saw only one other female senator. They were required to wear skirts and were prohibited from using the male-only gym. But as the retiring Maryland Democrat prepares to relinquish...
  • Harry Reid endorses Chris Van Hollen

    Harry Reid endorses Chris Van Hollen
    WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen's bid for Senate on Friday -- adding high-profile support to the candidate who is moving more quickly than any other to replace Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski in the 2016 election....
  • 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...
  • O'Malley could get a boost in South Carolina

    O'Malley could get a boost in South Carolina
    I was having breakfast at a pancake house in Chesnee, S.C. and heard that former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was somewhere in South Carolina, too, but when I asked the folks sitting next to me, they said they didn't know who that was. That's too bad...
  • Former NAACP president Ben Jealous considering Senate race

    Former NAACP president Ben Jealous considering Senate race
    WASHINGTON -- Benjamin Jealous, the former president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is considering a run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski -- the latest high-profile figure said to be looking...
  • 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...
  • President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski
    Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country. President Barack Obama "Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...
  • A lifetime spent in service

    A lifetime spent in service
    After 30 years in the Senate and a half-century of public service to Maryland and the nation, Barbara Mikulski will retire from elected politics next year. She will leave a legacy as one of the state's most admired politicians and among the most...
  • 'Free-for-all' expected in wake of Sen. Barbara Mikulski's retirement announcement

    'Free-for-all' expected in wake of Sen. Barbara Mikulski's retirement announcement
    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, a former social worker from Baltimore who became a leading liberal voice in Washington and the longest-serving woman in Congress, announced in an emotional press conference on Monday that she would not seek a sixth term in...
  • Hail Baltimore's happy warrior

    Hail Baltimore's happy warrior
    Barbara Mikulski's surprise announcement that she does not intend to seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate is going to take time for her constituents to process. That Maryland's favorite daughter, its self-effacing and outspoken champion of the underdog,...
  • Mikulski's legacy starts with the 'battle of the road'

    Mikulski's legacy starts with the 'battle of the road'
    By the time Barbara Mikulski ran for Congress in 1976, you could see the scorched earth of the battles she and others had fought against a federal highway plan that would have turned downtown Baltimore and some of its best neighborhoods into an ugly...