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2016 Senate Race

A relative newcomer, Szeliga has become leading voice for GOP

A relative newcomer, Szeliga has become leading voice for GOP

Days before this year's General Assembly session ended, Democrats in Annapolis were divided over a proposal to make it easier for women to get a restraining order to stop harassing phone calls and emails. That was when Del. Kathy Szeliga stepped in. The highest-ranking elected Republican woman...

  • Kathy Szeliga raised $582K for Maryland Senate bid

    Kathy Szeliga raised $582K for Maryland Senate bid

    Del. Kathy Szeliga, the Republican nominee for Maryland's open Senate seat, raised nearly $600,000 in the second quarter of this year -- significantly more than previous GOP statewide candidates here -- her campaign said Wednesday. Szeliga, a Baltimore County Republican, raised just more than $582,000...

  • Pat Murray to lead Chris Van Hollen campaign

    Pat Murray to lead Chris Van Hollen campaign

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the Democratic nominee for Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's open Senate seat, has hired the director of the state's Democratic Party to lead his campaign. Pat Murray, a state house veteran who was named the party's executive director last year, will succeed Sheila O'Connell. O'Connell...

  • In Senate race, Szeliga pins hopes on 'purpling' of Maryland

    In Senate race, Szeliga pins hopes on 'purpling' of Maryland

    The conventional wisdom for the November election to replace Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski goes like this: The presidential race will drive Maryland's heavy contingent of Democrats to the polls, virtually assuring the party's nominee, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, will win. But Republican nominee Kathy Szeliga,...

  • As Barbara Mikulski makes way, Democratic women suffer election losses

    As Barbara Mikulski makes way, Democratic women suffer election losses

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the longest-serving woman in Congress, has spent much of her tenure in politics encouraging other women to run for office, speaking regularly and forcefully on the value she says diversity brings to policymaking. But the results of Tuesday's primary election have underscored...

  • Barbara Mikulski 'comfortable' handing senate seat to Van Hollen

    Barbara Mikulski 'comfortable' handing senate seat to Van Hollen

    On the morning after the candidates to become her replacement were established, Sen. Barbara Mikulski was content with her decision to retire at the end of her current term. Speaking in Baltimore following Tuesday's primary election, Mikulski said she fully supports U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, even...

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