U.S. 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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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen to Host Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is hosting a Telephone Town Hall on the coronavirus Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. with Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore Health Commissioner. “We will update you on the situation in Maryland, discuss congressional action, and take your questions,” Van Hollen tweeted. People can join the Telephone Town Hall by calling […]

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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 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

Speaking for Democrats, Van Hollen Calls for Fair Impeachment, Action on Bills

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen has recorded the weekly Democratic address in which he spells out what his party wants from a Senate trial of the articles of impeachment and takes Senate Majority Mitch McConnell to task for failing to allow the chamber to act on legislation passed by the House of Representatives. Van Hollen […]

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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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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmembers Meet with Senator Van Hollen

Montgomery County councilmembers met with Sen. Chris Van Hollen Friday afternoon. In a social media message to MCM, Councilmember Andrew Friedson had high praise for Van Hollen. “Our state and county are so lucky to have someone as gifted and highly-respected as Senator Van Hollen fighting for us. There are so many things happening at […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Van Hollen Show Their Inner Marylander in March Madness Bracket

Gov. Larry Hogan and U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen released their March Madness brackets Thursday afternoon and — to no one’s surprise — they both are predicting Maryland will win it all. Van Hollen tweeted, “My bracket last year had @UMBCAthletics beating @UVA in the first round. People laughed (ahem @MarkWarner)—but as we saw, you […]

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January 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Business Leaders Discuss Shutdown with Cardin and Van Hollen in Rockville

Right before a meeting with Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer about legislation to help re-open the government, Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) made a stop in Montgomery County. On Thursday morning they met with Montgomery County small business leaders at Dawson’s Market. Here’s the full roundtable discussion the senators had in […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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