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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

U.S. Senators Cardin and Van Hollen on Firing of FBI Director Comey (VIDEO)

On social media, U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are sharing their reaction to the news that President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey. We’re at a dark and dangerous moment in American history. pic.twitter.com/SqsrGaqDh7 — Chris Van Hollen (@ChrisVanHollen) May 10, 2017 If there was ever a doubt that we need […]

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April 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen Says There’s More to Do on I-270 Corridor (VIDEO)

Senator Chris Van Hollen said this week’s announcement about the state’s $100 million project to relieve congestion on I-270 is an important step forward. Still, he said, there’s more work to do. “We need to do a lot more to really address the situation on the I-270 corridor,” said Van Hollen.  “The I-270 corridor is […]

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April 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett and Van Hollen Discuss Local and Federal Issues (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Senator Chris Van Hollen met this week to talk about a variety of issues including, the federal budget and transportation issues. “We were meeting about a whole range of issues important to Montgomery County and Maryland,” Van Hollen said.  “I wanted to get an update from him on what […]

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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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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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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Statement on the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski released the following statement about the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: “Justice Antonin Scalia served the nation’s highest court for 30 years with a strong devotion to his principles. He left an indelible mark on the Supreme Court and the laws of the United States. My thoughts and prayers […]

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January 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Senator Ben Cardin Discusses Federal and State Resources at Small Business University Event (VIDEO)

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin recently headlined a Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media. Senator Cardin discussed state and federal resources available to small business owners in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Related:

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September 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Senator Barbara Mikulski on Pope Francis’s Visit to the U.S.

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski today issued the following statement welcoming Pope Francis to the United States: “I join Americans of all faiths in welcoming the Holy Father, Pope Francis, to the United States. It’s an emotional and historic moment for our country. He’s shown that it’s not just about what you believe, it’s about […]

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May 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Senator Mikulski on Criminal Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski issued the following statement after Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced criminal charges have been filed against six Baltimore City Police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray: “Baltimore citizens have consistently demanded truth and demanded justice. “Today the Baltimore City State’s Attorney announced criminal charges have been filed […]

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March 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Meets with Students Selected to Represent Maryland in U.S. Senate Youth Program (PHOTOS)

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski recently met with students from Howard and Montgomery Counties representing Maryland as delegates to the 53rd annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) which was held March 7 – 14 in Washington, D.C. Matthew Keating of Clarksville in Howard County and Richard Yarrow of Bethesda in Montgomery County were chosen […]

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