Barbara Mikulski

December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to Chair DSSC for 2018 Cycle

Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen has agreed to serve as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 2018 cycle, according to a news release. “Chris Van Hollen was our first choice for DSCC chairman because of his talents, his work ethic, and his experience,” said Senator Charles Schumer. “He has the confidence of […]

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November 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen Wins Senate Race (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat, has won the U.S. Senate race in Maryland. Van Hollen will replace retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski. He defeats Republican candidate Kathy Szeliga and Green candidate Dr. Margaret Flowers.  In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Van Hollen said there’s a lot of work to do: Van Hollen delivered the following […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Barbara Mikulski: “We Should Lift Up Our Voices in a Unified Call for Peace”

Senator Barbara Mikulski has released the following statement on the shootings that occurred last night in Dallas, Texas: “I join Maryland and the nation in offering my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the officers killed and injured in the line of duty and the civilians caught in the crossfire last night […]

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June 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Joins Sit-In on House Floor Demanding Vote to Curb Gun Violence

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is joining with House and Senate Democrats for a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives led by Civil Rights Movement leader and Congressman John Lewis. Members are calling for an up or down vote on legislation to curb gun violence in the wake of the recent mass […]

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June 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Releases Statement on Orlando Shootings

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski has issued the following statement on the mass shooting this weekend in Orlando, Florida: “This is a national tragedy. I join Maryland and the nation in offering my deepest condolences, prayers and heartfelt sympathies to the families, loved ones and communities of those killed in this senseless act of violence […]

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May 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator Barbara Mikulski Meets with Chief Judge Merrick Garland (PHOTOS)

U.S.Senator Barbara Mikukski met with President Obama’s nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, Chief Judge Merrick Garland on May 11th. See photos, below: PHOTOS |Submitted

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April 27, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Kathy Szeliga Wins U.S. Senate Republican Primary

U.S. Senate Republican candidate Kathy Szeliga celebrated with supporters during a watch party on Tuesday night in Linthicum Heights. Szeliga, a state senator for Maryland’s 7th District, received 36 percent of the Republican vote leading her closest rival, Chris Chaffee, who only carried about 14 percent of the vote. Szeliga is hoping to tap into support that […]

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April 27, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Van Hollen Claims Victory in Maryland Democratic Senate Primary (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Before hundreds of supporters, U.S. Senate candidate Chris Van Hollen claimed victory in the Democratic Senate Primary on Tuesday night. Van Hollen will compete in the general election against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kathy Szeliga who represents Maryland’s 7th District in the state senate. Nearly 400 supporters packed a room for the election night watch party at […]

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March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Local Reaction to Brussels Attacks

UPDATED Local leaders and residents are sharing their reaction to the attacks in Brussels on social media. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said he was “incredibly saddened this morning by the news of the horrific attacks.” U.S. Senator Ben Cardin sent “condolences to the families of those who lost loved ones.” U.S. Rep. John Delaney said […]

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