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Candidates Racking Up Support In Campaigns To Replace Sen. Mikulski

Marylanders will put a new face in the U.S. Senate in the 2016 election year. Barbara Mikulski’s pending retirement means a race with no incumbent.

07/30/2015

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Carper Reintroduces Bill To Make D.C. Nation’s 51st State

Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has reintroduced a bill that would transform the District of Columbia into the nation’s 51st state.

06/25/2015

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Rep. Donna Edwards Endorsed By 7 Local Officials

Rep. Donna Edwards has been endorsed by seven members of the Prince George’s County Council in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

04/15/2015

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Descendants Of Nevada Senator Join Debate Over D.C. Fountain

The debate is heating up over the name of a Washington, D.C. fountain built in honor of an early-20th-century U.S. senator from Nevada who had white supremacist beliefs.

02/18/2015

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Appropriations Bill Includes $120M For Naval Academy Center

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski says the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress includes $120 million to build a cybersecurity center at the U.S. Naval Academy.

12/18/2014

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Md. Senate President Announces Leadership Posts

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has named Sen. Robert Zirkin to chair the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

12/03/2014

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2 U.S. Senators Return From Cuba Without Imprisoned Md. Man Alan Gross

Empty handed. Two U.S. senators who traveled to Cuba are extremely disappointed they’re returning without Maryland’s Alan Gross.

11/12/2014

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Sen. Mikulski Promotes Student Loan Bill

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is visiting a community college in Cumberland to promote her ideas for making higher education more affordable.

10/15/2014

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Md. State Senator Must Drop Hershey-Bar-Like Signs

A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar.

07/22/2014

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Md. Senator Ben Cardin Among Those To Monitor Ukraine Presidential Election

Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin is part of a congressional delegation that left for Ukraine Friday to monitor the country’s presidential election. It’s taking place amid the country’s tense standoff with Russia.

05/23/2014

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Senator Suggests Overturning Bail Attorney Mandate

Sen. Bobby Zirkin wants to amend Maryland’s constitution so the state will no longer have to provide a defense attorney at every indigent defendant’s bail hearing.

03/26/2014

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Md. Teachers’ Union Endorses Frosh For Attorney General

A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.

03/15/2014

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