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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.

    Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.
    The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade. Seven of Maryland's eight members of...
  • Mikulski's retirement creates rare opening in Md.

    Mikulski's retirement creates rare opening in Md.
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's startling announcement Monday that she will not seek re-election in 2016 after more than four decades in elected office set off a political free-for-all as Maryland's most powerful politicians began to position themselves for...
  • Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics

    Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics
    Barbara A. Mikulski, a 4-foot-11 social worker from Highlandtown, helped stop a highway that threatened Southeast Baltimore. She broke into politics when women on Baltimore's City Council were still called girls — and rose to become a U.S. senator,...
  • Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term
    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski announced her retirement Monday in Baltimore. Mikulski, speaking at the podium by herself, said she spent considerable time thinking about how she wanted to spend the next two years and ultimately decided she didn't want to...
  • Longest serving woman in Congress, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, to retire

    Longest serving woman in Congress, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, to retire
    Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland announced she will not seek a 6th term in the U.S. Senate. Mikulski is the longest serving woman in the history of Congress and a tough, no-nonsense lawmaker who rose to the leadership of the powerful...
  • 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,...