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Chris Van Hollen

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  • Van Hollen lobbying state lawmakers for Senate bid

    Van Hollen lobbying state lawmakers for Senate bid
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen worked both chambers of the Maryland State House Tuesday, gathering support for his nascent senate bid. "I'm talking about our common ideals and what we could do together if I were to have the fortune of being elected senator," Van...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. denies Kurdish ally Salih Muslim's request to visit

    The Obama administration lavished praise this week on a Kurdish group in Syria that helped score a victory over Islamic State militants in the border town of Kobani after four months of fighting. But U.S. officials also made another gesture that...
  • Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts

    Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts
    President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget. Obama...