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House and Senate Republicans Reach Deal to Fight Zikaa troubling pesticides policy rider that endangers clean water protections," sa
House and Senate Republicans Reach Deal to Fight Zika
Roll Call / Posted 5 hours ago
a troubling pesticides policy rider that endangers clean water protections," said Senate Appropriations Ranking Member Barbara A. Mikulski. “Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Republicans try to leverage a public health crisis to roll... Read more
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Roll Call
Tuesday Triviaother in a Senate election yet still get elected within that same year in the s
Tuesday Trivia
Roll Call / Posted 8 hours ago
other in a Senate election yet still get elected within that same year in the same state?A) Maryland: Paul S. Sarbanes and Barbara A. Mikulski B) Oregon: Gordon Smith and Ron Wyden C) Alabama: Jeff Sessions and Richard C. Shelby D) California:... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Obama official Tom Perez at center of vice president talkone more potential candidate for statewide office in Maryland. Perez was talked
Obama official Tom Perez at center of vice president talk
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
one more potential candidate for statewide office in Maryland. Perez was talked about for the seat left by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski — he ultimately passed — and is considered a potential gubernatorial candidate in 2018. The only vice... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland Democrats join House sit-in over gun controlfrom their own lives, and their congressional districts, of lives lost to gun v
Maryland Democrats join House sit-in over gun control
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
from their own lives, and their congressional districts, of lives lost to gun violence. Maryland's senators, Democrats Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, also joined the sit-in. The effort appeared to be largely organic. "Congress has a... Read more
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Five Things to Watch: Senate Takes Up Gun Controlmore political fireworks under a bill that already has generated the ninth-long
Five Things to Watch: Senate Takes Up Gun Control
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
more political fireworks under a bill that already has generated the ninth-longest filibuster in the Senate since 1900. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland, the top Democrat on both the Senate Appropriations Committee and the subcommittee that... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Advocacy group finds support for John Delaney, gun control in Maryland's 6th Districtcongressional races. That could have an impact not only in the 6th District but
Advocacy group finds support for John Delaney, gun control in Maryland's 6th District
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
congressional races. That could have an impact not only in the 6th District but in the race to succeed retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. The group is pressuring lawmakers running for Congress in the state to support legislation that would... Read more
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Roll Call
Will Firearm Filibuster Bring Progress?After Orlando Attack ] Beyond gun legislation, Democrats are pushing for more
Will Firearm Filibuster Bring Progress?
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
After Orlando Attack ] Beyond gun legislation, Democrats are pushing for more money for federal investigators . Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the lead Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, is proposing $175 million in emergency spending that... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Cardin, Mikulski weigh in on Senate guns filibusterlater. And so it is not likely the legislation being debated would have stopped
Cardin, Mikulski weigh in on Senate guns filibuster
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
later. And so it is not likely the legislation being debated would have stopped the shooting had it been in place. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee, offered an amendment Wednesday shortly before... Read more
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Senate Democrats Aim to Boost FBI Funding After Orlando Attackfire early Sunday morning at the nightclub. Officials say they are investigatin
Senate Democrats Aim to Boost FBI Funding After Orlando Attack
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
fire early Sunday morning at the nightclub. Officials say they are investigating the shooting as a terrorist attack. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., and Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., introduced legislation to allocate an additional $190 million to... Read more
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Official Photograph Divides Senatethem in!" came a cry from the Republican side. "Photoshop them in!" Across the
Official Photograph Divides Senate
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
them in!" came a cry from the Republican side. "Photoshop them in!" Across the aisle, even Maryland Democrat Barbara A. Mikulski agreed. Eventually, Connecticut Democrat Richard Blumenthal walked into the chamber from the right side... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
No 'Bait-to-Plate' leaves big gaps for fish fraudthe Obama administration to crack down on seafood fraud, particularly when it c
No 'Bait-to-Plate' leaves big gaps for fish fraud
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
the Obama administration to crack down on seafood fraud, particularly when it comes to the bay's popular crustaceans. Sen. Barbara A Mikulski wrote in an email to The Baltimore Sun that she will continue to push for broader coverage. "This rule is... Read more
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Committee Approves Librarian of Congress Nomineeto lead the Library of Congress," Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin said Thursday. Cardin
Committee Approves Librarian of Congress Nominee
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
to lead the Library of Congress," Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin said Thursday. Cardin and his fellow Maryland Democrat, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, had encouraged President Barack Obama to consider Hayden for the post. "We're very proud of what she's... Read more
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Senate Poised to Go to Conference on Zika SpendingThe Senate is ready to join the House in formal negotiations over a Zika virus
Senate Poised to Go to Conference on Zika Spending
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
The Senate is ready to join the House in formal negotiations over a Zika virus response package, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. It marks another incremental step toward sending a final package to President Barack Obama, who... Read more
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Zika Virus Funding Met With Caution in Congressworking in partnership with the World Health Organization and affected nations,
Zika Virus Funding Met With Caution in Congress
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
working in partnership with the World Health Organization and affected nations," Senate Appropriations ranking member Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., said in a statement. She said the response must be "driven by science and not panic," focus on... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton’s chief email defense is falseincluding confidential sources. In another exchange that wasn’t forwarded to t
Hillary Clinton’s chief email defense is false
The Washington Times / Posted 26 days ago
including confidential sources. In another exchange that wasn’t forwarded to the State Department, Mrs. Clinton and Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski chatted about progress toward expanding the visa waiver system, an issue that the senator described as... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Edwards holds endorsement as Democrats seek unityCounty, are running for the U.S. Senate seat that will be left open next year b
Edwards holds endorsement as Democrats seek unity
Baltimore Sun / Posted 30 days ago
County, are running for the U.S. Senate seat that will be left open next year by the retirement of longtime Democratic Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. "Democratic unity is important, and anything that helps Democratic unity is important, and so therefore... Read more
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Could the Senate Really Do Appropriations in An Election Year?J. Durbin of Illinois, Patty Murray of Washington, Charles E. Schumer of New Yo
Could the Senate Really Do Appropriations in An Election Year?
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
J. Durbin of Illinois, Patty Murray of Washington, Charles E. Schumer of New York, and Appropriations ranking member Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland also signed the letter. In a bit of a break from tradition, there's no reason to expect the... Read more
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Democrats Want Emergency Cash to Fight Opioid Abusefight the Zika virus. "I'm taking a look at that, because we've got a couple o
Democrats Want Emergency Cash to Fight Opioid Abuse
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
fight the Zika virus. "I'm taking a look at that, because we've got a couple of supplementals floating around now," Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., said. "I can certainly sympathize with Sen. Shaheen's sense of urgency. We have it in our own... Read more
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Mashable
Senate gives U.S. women's soccer team symbolic victory with equal pay resolutiongender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity."
Senate gives U.S. women's soccer team symbolic victory with equal pay resolution
Mashable / Posted 1 months ago
gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity." Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) penned the resolution, which meticulously outlined the team's success and detailed how all women... Read more
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