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  • Brown, Ivey enter race for Md. House seat

    Former Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will announce Thursday he is running for the House seat left open by Rep. Donna F. Edwards, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the Democrat's plans. Brown, who lives in Mitchellville, plans to make the...
  • State's cohesive delegation confronted with electoral rift

    The fast-moving race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski could divide Maryland's normally cohesive congressional delegation, observers said Tuesday, as two House Democrats began to square off over political ideologies and allegiances. With a...
  • 'Babs' never just phoned it in

    'Babs' never just phoned it in
    In theory I agree with Frank Fletcher that a lot of what is wrong with our government is tied to the lack of term limits ("Mikulski's longevity in office is no accomplishment," March 8). However, in reality Babs is the best thing that could have...
  • Donna Edwards announces for Senate

    Rep. Donna F. Edwards announced Tuesday that she will run for Senate, jumping into a still undefined race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. The Prince George's County Democrat, first elected to the House in 2008, would be the first African...
  • Sources say Donna Edwards will run for Senate

    Sources say Donna Edwards will run for Senate
    Rep. Donna F. Edwards is planning to run for the Senate seat that will be left open by the retirement of Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, making her the second candidate to jump into the high-profile primary. The Prince George's County lawmaker has been...
  • Biden to visit Baltimore to promote rape kit funding

    Biden to visit Baltimore to promote rape kit funding
    Vice President Joe Biden, whose planned visit to Baltimore last month was postponed in advance of the first major snowstorm to strike the region this season, is now planning to come next Monday, the White House said. Biden is scheduled to appear with...
  • 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...
  • Mikulski's longevity in office is no accomplishment

    Now that the hoopla has died down, can we look at the reality? I agree with Sen. Barbara Mikulski on most issues, but six terms for any senator is four terms too many ("Hail Baltimore's happy warrior," March 2). We celebrate political longevity like...
  • 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....
  • 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...