Sen. Chris Van Hollen

May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden to Rally Virtually With Maryland Democrats Ahead of Primary

Ahead of Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Election, the Maryland Democratic Party has organized a virtual rally at 3 p.m. Sunday and they are bringing in some big names in the Democratic Party. The virtual event is called “Dems@Distance” and will feature appearances from the presumptive Democratic primary nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as […]

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April 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Cardin and Van Hollen: Maryland Does Not Have Enough COVID-19 Supplies

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin expressed frustration over the lack of testing kits, personal protective equipment and ventilators being sent to Maryland. “Today, Maryland does not have adequate supplies,” Cardin said Monday afternoon in a joint telephone call. “We have been extremely frustrated with the lack of essential supplies, and we have […]

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April 3, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Van Hollen, Sarbanes Say Maryland Has Received Only a Third of FEMA Requested Items

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) along with the Maryland Congressional Delegation are urging FEMA to fulfill the state’s request, claiming that Maryland has only received about a third of supplies requested. As of Friday morning, there are 2,758 confirmed cases in the state of Maryland and the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 are 42. […]

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March 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black D-Day Hero’s Widow Fights for His Medal of Honor

Joann Woodson spent years investigating contributions black residents made in Clarksburg’s development since the 1800s. Because of her research as president for the Clarksburg Historical Society, two new elementary schools were named after her ancestors: Snowden Farm Elementary School and Wilson Wims Elementary School. Through her work with Clarksburg Historical Society, Woodson, a lifelong resident […]

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January 29, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Trump Calls Van Hollen a ‘No Name Senator from Maryland’

President Donald Trump was angered on Tuesday by the interview Chris Van Hollen, whom Trump called “a no name Senator from Maryland”, had with Fox News. Van Hollen made an appearance on the network to discuss the Senate impeachment trial of Trump, along with other topics. Although, Trump took his debate with Van Hollen’s interview […]

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October 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Senators Van Hollen, Smith Unite in Afghanistan

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen met with state Sen. Will Smith who has been deployed. The one senator captured the other senator on Instagram. View this post on Instagram Back in March, my good friend State Senator Will Smith left the Maryland State Senate to head to Afghanistan to work as an intelligence officer in […]

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September 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin to Host Gun Safety Rally Tuesday in Silver Spring

On Tuesday evening at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will host a vigil to remember gun violence victims and a rally to demand gun safety action. The rally starts at 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and guests from Moms Demand […]

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Educators Remember Toni Morrison

Montgomery County leaders are remembering Pulitzer Prize winning Toni Morrison, celebrated for her works about the black experience in America. The “Beloved” author died Aug. 5 from complications with pneumonia. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando about what Morrison meant to them. Ashman said he had always […]

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August 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Políticos Locales Reaccionan a los Tiroteos Masivos del Fin de Semana

Los líderes del Congreso del Condado de Montgomery recurrieron a Twitter para expresar sus reacciones a los tiroteos masivos en Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas y Dayton, Ohio. “No podemos permitir llegar al punto en que el horror no horrorice. Debemos enfrentarnos al odio y a los terroristas domésticos. Los que se niegan a tomar […]

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August 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Local Politicians React to the Weekend’s Mass Shootings

Montgomery County’s congressional leaders turned to Twitter to express their reactions to the mass shootings in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “We cannot allow ourselves to reach the point where horror does not horrify. We must stand up to hate and domestic terrorists. Those who refuse to take action to stop the […]

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