Robert Mueller’s report represents “only part of the story” of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to Maryland lawmakers. They say Congress must now question the special counsel and subpoena his report, minus the redactions.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is pressing congressional leaders to not only block an attempt by the Trump administration to drastically cut federal funding for the Chesapeake Bay, but increase it to $90 million.
Maryland congressional legislators shared Saturday mixed receptions to President Donald Trump’s offer to extend protections for immigrants brought into the United States illegally as children in exchange for border wall funding.
The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation to guarantee back pay for federal employees affected by a partial government shutdown. The measure has already cleared the U.S. Senate, where it was sponsored by Maryland Democrats Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen.
Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen said Wednesday that the departure of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would threaten Robert Mueller's Russia investigation at a time when the integrity of the Justice Department "is under assault" by President Donald Trump.
Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen took to the Senate floor on Saturday and read harrowing accounts of women who said the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had emboldened them to share their own stories.
Maryland's U.S. senators back a new FBI probe and question Brett Kavanaugh's impartiality after 'meltdown' before committee. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen said a full accounting is needed of Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegation.
Maryland's U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Tuesday asked Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin to investigate a Russian investor's ties to a company that manages the state's election technology.
Since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School reinvigorated the debate around gun ownership, the stances on gun issues of Maryland’s congressional representatives have fallen along familiar party lines.
Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen was quizzing President Donald J. Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Agriculture about cuts proposed for the Chesapeake Bay program recently when a fellow Democrat jumped into the conversation.
Sen. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, and Rep. Ted Lieu, a California Democrat, have introduced legislation in the Senate and the House of Representatives that would tie the president's power to launch a nuclear first strike to a prior congressional authorization. Among the co-sponsors of the bill is Maryland's Sen. Chris Van Hollen. This legislation would ensure that this president, and future presidents, cannot make the decision to initiate the use of nuclear weapons in a matter of
Sen. Chris Van Hollen's campaign on Tuesday denied allegations raised in a new a book about the 2016 presidential election that he urged unions to not aggressively turn out the state's African American vote out of fear it would help his Democratic primary opponent.
The day after the election I submitted applications to job openings in Canada, so I am no fan of the current administration. But the best battle cry is to look to the state legislature as more than an opening act. These officials are not the also-rans of our democracy, they will be (and likely have been) far more impactful on your day-to-day life than anything Steve Bannon can decree.
WASHINGTON — Maryland added two Democrats to its congressional delegation and elevated a third to the Senate as a new session of Congress opened Tuesday and was immediately rocked by bipartisan backlash over proposed ethics rules.
Barbara A. Mikulski, who will retire next month after 45 years in elected office, has become an accomplished political tactician, able to maneuver through the Senate, ascend to the chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee and build a legacy that will last long after Rep. Chris Van Hollen is sworn in next month as her successor.