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Barbara A. Mikulski

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  • Treasury Secretary Geithner speaks to Greater Baltimore Committee

    Treasury Secretary Geithner speaks to Greater Baltimore Committee
    Speaking to hundreds of Baltimore's business leaders in Harbor East on Thursday morning, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner praised President Barack Obama's handling of the recession and outlined his boss' financial reform wish list, which...
  • Mikulski should support federal fisheries act

    The Chesapeake Bay and our coastal areas have always been a staple of Maryland. Throughout the years, I've witnessed the literal and figurative ebb and flow of the tides in hopes that someone would take the initiative to protect the future of our state'...
  • Grade level of congressional speech falls

    A study suggesting that the sophistication of congressional floor speeches has declined by a full grade level since 2005 ranks Reps. Chris Van Hollen and John Sarbanes as the most eloquent -- or verbose, depending on perspective -- members of Maryland&...
  • George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist

    George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist
    George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. The unofficial...
  • Bill includes $43 million for Hagerstown firm

    A company that manufactures airplanes in Hagerstown that are used to monitor the nation's borders would receive $43 million to continue production under legislation approved by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday. Sierra Nevada Corp., a...
  • Sen. Cardin celebrates re-election with diner breakfast

    Sen. Cardin celebrates re-election with diner breakfast
    U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin celebrated his election to a second term with a traditional breakfast at Fells Point diner Jimmy's Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. "I'm kind of a boring guy: Egg white omelet. So that's what I got this morning with my grits," he said. "It was...
  • Inner Harbor site eyed for statue of ex-Mayor 'Du' Burns

    Inner Harbor site eyed for statue of ex-Mayor 'Du' Burns
    Three years after an Inner Harbor statue of William Donald Schaefer was unveiled, admirers of the city's first African-American mayor want to erect a statue of him nearby. A nonprofit foundation created to honor the late Clarence "Du" Burns, who...
  • Mikulski, Cardin seek more help for chicken farmers

    U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin joined an informal Chicken Caucus of senators Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up efforts to help the mid-Atlantic poultry industry cope with the economic impact of drought....
  • Lawmakers strike deal to save Eastern Shore mail center, but area post offices still vulnerable

    Lawmakers strike deal to save Eastern Shore mail center, but area post offices still vulnerable
    Key senators reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to save a mail processing center considered significant to the Eastern Shore economy but left the fate of more than a dozen post offices in the Baltimore region uncertain as they considered a sweeping...
  • Engaged: Jahantab Sidiqui and LaRee McCuan

    Engaged: Jahantab Sidiqui and LaRee McCuan
    Wedding days: October 13, 2012 and October 27, 2012 His story: Jahantab Sidiqui, 26, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Howard County when he was 14. He is the owner of J.S. Strategies — which is currently managing the campaign for Congressman...
  • Van Hollen to speak at Democratic convention

    Montgomery County Rep. Chris Van Hollen is the latest Democrat from Maryland to land a speaking role in Charlotte next week, Democratic National Convention organizers announced Friday. The addition of Van Hollen's name to the lineup is not a surprise. As...
  • Md. lawmakers protest agency move to W.Va.

    Maryland lawmakers are protesting a plan by the Obama administration to eliminate 450 federal jobs in Prince George's County, but it is unclear whether they will be able to reverse it. The move to consolidate the Financial Management Services facility in...