President Barack Obama may have secured Congressional support for his Iran deal — thanks to Sen. Barbara Mikulski — but Baltimore-area Jewish organizations opposed to the agreement are still fighting to convince other Maryland lawmakers to follow Sen. Ben Cardin's lead and vote "no."
Sen. Ben Cardin, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Friday he will oppose the pending nuclear agreement with Iran, joining a minority of Democrats in a position that has already been defeated.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland announced her support Wednesday for the pending nuclear agreement with Iran, becoming the last vote President Barack Obama needed to ensure he can sustain a veto if Congress rejects the controversial pact later this month.
Buried in the latest disclosure dump of State Hillary Clinton's private emails is a fascinating back-and-forth the former Secretary of State had with Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski in which the two Democrats discuss then Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Richard J. Douglas, a former Pentagon official and Capitol Hill lawyer, announced Monday he will run for Senate in Maryland -- becoming the first Republican to enter the race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings and Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski introduced an emergency spending bill that would direct $1.2 billion in funding to address challenges faced by inner-city neighborhoods, an effort to reverse what they described as decades of disinvestment.
WASHINGTON -- A powerful state lawmaker with close ties to Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Senate on Thursday -- the first major endorsement to come from Baltimore in the state's high-profile political contest.
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer said Friday that thorny questions need to be worked out for how to help federal workers affected by a data breach -- including what it will cost to provide credit monitoring and to fix the government's computer systems.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Donna F. Edwards on Wednesday criticized her opponent in Maryland's Senate race, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, for "holding his finger to the air" rather than coming out in support of a nuclear agreement with Iran negotiated by the Obama administration.
Baltimore could lose $28 million a year in federal funding under an Obama administration proposal to change how some of the nation's largest housing agencies deliver services, setting off a scramble among local and federal officials.
Maryland's declared candidates for Senate are beginning to bring the state's marquee political contest into Baltimore, working to lock down support and money in the event that no credible prospect emerges from the region to succeed retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski met with religious leaders from the Sandtown-Winchester area Monday morning to discuss her proposals to reform what she called a "trust gap" between police and the communities they serve.
WASHINGTON — Two senior Maryland lawmakers are preparing to unveil a series of proposals to overhaul the nation's criminal justice system, the first effort at a federal legislative response to the riots that swept through Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray.
WASHINGTON — An effort to privatize commissaries used by service members at military installations such as Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground is meeting with stiff resistance from a bipartisan group of lawmakers who say the proposal would lead to reduced benefits.
Three months after floating his name as a possible candidate for the Senate seat that will be left vacant by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, Cummings has done little to indicate he is pursuing the contest.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Monday called for an investigation into an incident in which an Army bio-defense organization mistakenly sent samples of live anthrax to 18 laboratories, including a site at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Rep. Donna F. Edwards is facing criticism from members of the Jewish community for votes she has taken on Israel during her tenure in the House — positions that some believe will limit her support from an important constituency in her bid for the Senate.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the Montgomery County Democrat running for Senate, announced endorsements from several Frederick County officials on Thursday, the latest in a series of state elected leaders who are lining up behind his bid.
WASHINGTON -- In the latest indication he is moving rapidly to head off potential challengers in Maryland's Senate race, Rep. Chris Van Hollen will report raising $1.2 million in the first quarter of this year, his campaign said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON -- A powerful political group that helped elect Barbara A. Mikulski to the Senate nearly 30 years ago will endorse Rep. Donna F. Edwards to be her successor -- throwing considerable fundraising heft behind her campaign.
Baltimore's metro area has dominated statewide politics in Maryland for more than a century, but the 2016 race for retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's seat is getting under way after decades of demographic forces have shifted the political center away from the state's largest city and toward Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
Baltimore attorney Susan L. Burke, who rose to prominence battling the Department of Defense and its contractors in court, said in an email to supporters Saturday that she will not run for Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat.
WASHINGTON — Glenn F. Ivey, a former Prince George's County state's attorney, said Wednesday that he will run for the House seat being left open by Rep. Donna F. Edwards — the latest shuffle to result from Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's retirement.
The unexpected announcement by U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski that she will not seek re-election means a U.S. Senate seat up for grabs to a nonincumbent. It is the first domino toppling, setting off a chain reaction that will be felt in Washington, Annapolis and various county seats, perhaps especially in the Baltimore-Washington region.
The fast-moving race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski has the potential to divide Maryland's traditionally cohesive congressional delegation, observers said Tuesday, as two rising candidates for the coveted seat begin to square off over political ideologies and allegiances.