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  • Mikulski's political genius

    Mikulski's political genius
    I was at an event featuring the women who had been recently elected to the United States Senate in 1992, bringing the number of female Senators to a grand total of seven. The group was standing on a stage posing for pictures when I heard a voice call...
  • 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....
  • Plans to close Salisbury plant a blow to economy

    Plans to close Salisbury plant a blow to economy
    A Texas defense contractor appears unlikely to reverse a decision to close its plant in Salisbury, despite appeals by elected officials, including Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. The Eastern Shore city, still working its way back from the recession, is...
  • Changes in state, Congress not deterring Md. bid for FBI headquarters

    Changes in state, Congress not deterring Md. bid for FBI headquarters
    Changes in Congress, a new governor and the resignation of the man who oversees the federal government's real estate portfolio will not deter Maryland in its quest to become the new home for the FBI and its 11,000 employees, state leaders say. The FBI...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate

    Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate
    Hoping to clear a potentially crowded field of Democratic primary opponents, Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday became the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated next year by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Van...
  • Mikulski at ease with decision, record in Senate

    Mikulski at ease with decision, record in Senate
    Like most everyone else in Maryland, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski was all but certain that she would run for another term. At the end of last year, after helping settle a battle in Congress over funding the government, the popular Democrat began to think...
  • Kennedy Townsend considers Senate seat

    WASHINGTON -- Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former lieutenant governor of Maryland, said Wednesday that she will consider running for the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski -- adding her name to a long list of Democrats in the state who are...
  • Mizeur weighing run for retiring Mikulski's Senate seat

    Mizeur weighing run for retiring Mikulski's Senate seat
    Former Del. Heather R. Mizeur, who gained statewide recognition in Democratic circles last year with a spirited campaign for governor, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Joanna Belanger, Mizeur's...
  • Rawlings-Blake to decide on Senate race 'within weeks,' aide says

    Rawlings-Blake to decide on Senate race 'within weeks,' aide says
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake could decide "within weeks" whether or not to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by the retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, according to a mayoral aide.  Rawlings-Blake has not ruled out running for the seat....