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Orange County Register
Senate Democrat Announces Opposition to Iran DealWASHINGTON – Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, the senior Democrat on the Foreign Relati
Senate Democrat Announces Opposition to Iran Deal
Orange County Register / Posted 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON – Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, the senior Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee and one of the most prominent Jewish members of Congress, said Friday that he would oppose President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, even as he... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mikulski hands Obama victory on Iran dealSen. Barbara A. Mikulski handed President Barack Obama a victory Wednesday by a
Mikulski hands Obama victory on Iran deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski handed President Barack Obama a victory Wednesday by announcing her support for the pending Iran nuclear agreement, providing the final vote needed to ensure the deal will survive GOP opposition in Congress. The Maryland... Read more
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Washington Post
Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin says he will vote against the Iran dealSen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will oppose the Iran deal. (Andrew Harnik/AP) Sen. Ben
Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin says he will vote against the Iran deal
Washington Post / Posted 13 hours ago
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will oppose the Iran deal. (Andrew Harnik/AP) Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) said Friday that he will vote against a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, breaking with President Obama and the vast majority of his party over... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Sen. Ben Cardin to oppose Iran nuclear dealSen. Ben Cardin, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Commi
Sen. Ben Cardin to oppose Iran nuclear deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
Sen. Ben Cardin, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Friday he will oppose the pending nuclear agreement with Iran, joining a minority of Democrats who are bound for defeat. The longtime Maryland lawmaker cited... Read more
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Roll Call
Iran Filibuster CountIran Filibuster Watch — 4 Votes Away Booker backed the Iran deal Thursday. (To
Iran Filibuster Count
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Iran Filibuster Watch — 4 Votes Away Booker backed the Iran deal Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Will supporters of the Iran deal be able to filibuster a resolution of disapproval? That’s been the question since Sen. Barbara A.... Read more
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Roll Call
Iran Nuclear Deal Vote Puts Focus onHouse DemocratsIran Vote Puts Focus on House Democrats (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Ho
Iran Nuclear Deal Vote Puts Focus onHouse Democrats
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Iran Vote Puts Focus on House Democrats (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo) House lawmakers return from the August break next week with a slate of issues they need to resolve before Oct. 1 — most notably government funding — and one issue they’ll... Read more
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Orange County Register
Republicans weigh new ways to upend Iran nuclear dealWASHINGTON – With President Barack Obama securing the votes needed to assure th
Republicans weigh new ways to upend Iran nuclear deal
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON – With President Barack Obama securing the votes needed to assure the Iran nuclear accord will survive congressional challenge, Republicans are considering legislative options to counter the deal, including the possible reimposition of... Read more
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Calcutta News
Iran deal to survive as 34 senators endorse agreement WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday secured the 34th Senate vote
Iran deal to survive as 34 senators endorse agreement
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday secured the 34th Senate vote needed to ensure the Iran nuclear deal will survive a congressional vote even as Secretary of State John Kerry was in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama secures votes to preserve Iran nuclear deal despite majority oppositionPresident Obama’s intense lobbying on Wednesday secured support from a 34th Sen
Obama secures votes to preserve Iran nuclear deal despite majority opposition
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
President Obama’s intense lobbying on Wednesday secured support from a 34th Senate Democrat, ensuring his Iranian nuclear deal will survive a veto battle with Congress and setting into motion the extraordinary imposition of a foreign agreement over... Read more
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Roll Call
Clinton Emails: 5 Best Mentions of Members of Congress Hillary Rodham Clinton, read for business (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo
Clinton Emails: 5 Best Mentions of Members of Congress
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Hillary Rodham Clinton, read for business (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Another day brings another batch of emails from the inbox of Hillary Rodham Clinton. In addition to a memo on how... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Sen. Mikulski announces her support for Iran nuclear agreementSen. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland announced her support Wednesday for the pe
Sen. Mikulski announces her support for Iran nuclear agreement
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland announced her support Wednesday for the pending nuclear agreement with Iran, offering the last vote President Barack Obama needs to ensure he can sustain a veto if Congress rejects the controversial pact later... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Md. Sen. Mikulski Announces Support For Iran DealWASHINGTON (WJZ) – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski said Wednesday in a stateme
Md. Sen. Mikulski Announces Support For Iran Deal
CBS Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (WJZ) – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski said Wednesday in a statement that she was in support of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) deal to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Mikulski said the deal will... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sen. Mikulski announces her support for Iran nuclear agreementSen. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland announced her support Wednesday for the pe
Sen. Mikulski announces her support for Iran nuclear agreement
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland announced her support Wednesday for the pending nuclear agreement with Iran, offering the last vote President Barack Obama needs to ensure he can sustain a veto if Congress rejects the controversial pact later... Read more
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Roll Call
Mikulski Gives Obama the Last Vote He Needs on Iran DealIran Deal Done: With Mikulski, Obama Has All the Votes He Needs Mikulski’s ann
Mikulski Gives Obama the Last Vote He Needs on Iran Deal
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Iran Deal Done: With Mikulski, Obama Has All the Votes He Needs Mikulski’s announcement ensures legislative success for the Iran deal. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The only question now is whether President Barack Obama will have to veto a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Obama within grasp of Iran nuclear dealPresident Barack Obama's controversial nuclear deal with Iran moved closer to b
Obama within grasp of Iran nuclear deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
President Barack Obama's controversial nuclear deal with Iran moved closer to becoming reality Tuesday after two Democratic senators added their support and a key Maryland lawmaker predicted there would be enough votes to overcome GOP... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Van Hollen, Slaughter seek probe of lead paint dealsRep. Chris Van Hollen on Tuesday called for a Justice Department investigation
Van Hollen, Slaughter seek probe of lead paint deals
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Tuesday called for a Justice Department investigation into the practice of companies that buy lawsuit settlements of lead-poisoning victims in Baltimore for cents on the dollar. State officials are looking into the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hillary Clinton praises Martin O'Malley in 2010 emailBuried in the latest disclosure dump of State Hillary Clinton's private emails
Hillary Clinton praises Martin O'Malley in 2010 email
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Buried in the latest disclosure dump of State Hillary Clinton's private emails is a fascinating back-and-forth the former Secretary of State had with Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski in which the two Democrats discuss then Gov. Martin O'Malley. In an April... Read more
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Washington Post
Rep. Elijah Cummings backs Iran dealRep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) will vote for a nuclear agreement with Iran, joini
Rep. Elijah Cummings backs Iran deal
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) will vote for a nuclear agreement with Iran, joining House Democrats who would, if necessary, sustain a veto from President Obama of any legislation blocking the deal. “This resolution to the immediate threat posed by... Read more
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Washington Post
Md. man charged in homicide this past summer in Southeast WashingtonPolice arrested a 27-year-old Maryland resident Wednesday in connection with an
Md. man charged in homicide this past summer in Southeast Washington
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Police arrested a 27-year-old Maryland resident Wednesday in connection with an August homicide in Southeast Washington. Police say Kenneth D. Stewart of Suitland, Md., was arrested and charged with second-degree murder while armed in the fatal... Read more
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Washington Post
Iraq veteran gets into race for Maryland’s Senate open seatSen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D) is retiring. (Melina Mara/THE WASHINGTON POST) A
Iraq veteran gets into race for Maryland’s Senate open seat
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D) is retiring. (Melina Mara/THE WASHINGTON POST) A new Republican has emerged as a candidate for Senate in Maryland: Richard J. Douglas, an Iraq veteran and lawyer living in College Park. Douglas said in a statement that... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Richard Douglas first Republican to enter Md. Senate raceRichard J. Douglas, a former Pentagon official and Capitol Hill lawyer, announc
Richard Douglas first Republican to enter Md. Senate race
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Richard J. Douglas, a former Pentagon official and Capitol Hill lawyer, announced Monday he will run for Senate in Maryland -- becoming the first Republican to enter the race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Douglas, a Navy veteran who... Read more
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Roll Call
How Elijah Cummings Could Win Maryland's Senate SeatHow Elijah Cummings Could Win Maryland’s Senate Seat With his Baltimore activi
How Elijah Cummings Could Win Maryland's Senate Seat
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
How Elijah Cummings Could Win Maryland’s Senate Seat With his Baltimore activism and roots, Cummings would be a formidable force in the Maryland primary. (File Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) After months of flirting with the notion of running... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Independent voters grow despite competitive primary contestsDona Sauerburger describes herself as a "devoted Democrat," but the Gambrills w
Independent voters grow despite competitive primary contests
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Dona Sauerburger describes herself as a "devoted Democrat," but the Gambrills woman is taking a pass on what could be the party's most exciting primary election in years. That's because Sauerburger has chosen not to register with any political... Read more
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Washington Post
Md. Rep. Cummings hires Senate fundraiserU.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) locks arms with people as they try to clea
Md. Rep. Cummings hires Senate fundraiser
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) locks arms with people as they try to clear the streets as protesters walk for Freddie Gray around the city in Baltimore on April 30. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) A veteran Senate campaign fundraiser is... Read more
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Washington Post
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings hires Senate fundraiserU.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) locks arms with people as they try to clea
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings hires Senate fundraiser
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) locks arms with people as they try to clear the streets as protesters walk for Freddie Gray around the city in Baltimore on April 30. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) A veteran Senate campaign fundraiser is... Read more
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Roll Call
Edwards Says Poll Shows Lead Over Van HollenEdwards Touts Poll Showing Lead Over Van Hollen Edwards claims a 5-point advan
Edwards Says Poll Shows Lead Over Van Hollen
Roll Call / Posted 17 days ago
Edwards Touts Poll Showing Lead Over Van Hollen Edwards claims a 5-point advantage over Van Hollen in Maryland’s competitive Democratic Senate primary. (File Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) While her Maryland Senate campaign has yet to gain... Read more
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Washington Post
Hogan’s critics see ‘War on Baltimore’ as reflection of city’s diminished cloutMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan stands at Baltimore City Detention Center, Thursday,
Hogan’s critics see ‘War on Baltimore’ as reflection of city’s diminished clout
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan stands at Baltimore City Detention Center, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Baltimore, during a news conference to announce his plan to immediately shut down the jail. (Patrick Semansky/AP) It’s too early to say for sure that... Read more
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Washington Post
Why Larry Hogan is free to wage ‘war on Baltimore’ if he likesMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan stands at Baltimore City Detention Center, Thursday,
Why Larry Hogan is free to wage ‘war on Baltimore’ if he likes
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan stands at Baltimore City Detention Center, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Baltimore, during a news conference to announce his plan to immediately shut down the jail. (Patrick Semansky/AP) It’s too early to say for sure that... Read more
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Washington Post
Donna Edwards goes fishing for votes in difficult territoryRep. Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) talks with Rick Ervin at Spin Groove Records in t
Donna Edwards goes fishing for votes in difficult territory
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) talks with Rick Ervin at Spin Groove Records in the Easton Market Square during campaign outreach. She hopes to replace outgoing Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.). (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) As Maryland... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators: Metro Safety Important Enough to Micro-Manage (Bill Cark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The four senators from the states that s
Senators: Metro Safety Important Enough to Micro-Manage
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
(Bill Cark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The four senators from the states that surround Washington, D.C., say Metro’s board of directors needs to move more quickly to protect riders from the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
U.S. lawmakers press Hogan for city transit fundingMembers of Baltimore's congressional delegation are pressing Gov. Larry Hogan's
U.S. lawmakers press Hogan for city transit funding
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Members of Baltimore's congressional delegation are pressing Gov. Larry Hogan's administration for detail about how much money the state will save by ditching the Red Line project, and why none of those savings are headed for transportation projects... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
J Street, already supporting Edwards, now backs Van Hollen, tooA liberal Jewish group that is backing the pending nuclear agreement with Iran
J Street, already supporting Edwards, now backs Van Hollen, too
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
A liberal Jewish group that is backing the pending nuclear agreement with Iran announced its support for Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Senate on Wednesday, months after announcing it will also support his opponent, Rep. Donna F. Edwards. J... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Gay 'Common-sense Conservative' Explores MD Senate Bid By Quentin Misiag - Even the most established, well-funded Republicans have a
Gay 'Common-sense Conservative' Explores MD Senate Bid
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 24 days ago
By Quentin Misiag - Even the most established, well-funded Republicans have a difficult time gaining a foothold in deeply blue Maryland, from city elections to the state Senate. Washington, DC... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Edwards, Van Hollen trade barbs over Wall StreetBorrowing a page from the presidential campaign, the two Democrats running for
Edwards, Van Hollen trade barbs over Wall Street
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Borrowing a page from the presidential campaign, the two Democrats running for the Senate in Maryland are taking aim at Wall Street — and each other — in a bid for voters fed up with the nation's financial industry. Rep. Donna F. Edwards has... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
What happens without Red Line? Officials meet Monday to discussGov. Larry Hogan's top transportation officials will meet Monday with elected l
What happens without Red Line? Officials meet Monday to discuss
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Gov. Larry Hogan's top transportation officials will meet Monday with elected leaders from Baltimore to discuss the city's mass transit needs after the governor's decision to scuttle the $2.9 billion Red Line. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and U.S.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weekWASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previ
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week. Editor’s note: Besides roll call votes, the Senate also took action on legislation by voice vote. The Senate also passed the Drinking Water Protection Act, to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Edwards: Dems need to reach out to black votersMaryland Senate candidate Donna F. Edwards said Thursday that the Democratic pr
Edwards: Dems need to reach out to black voters
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
Maryland Senate candidate Donna F. Edwards said Thursday that the Democratic presidential field should be doing more to court African American voters and connect them to national progressive policies. In an interview with The Baltimore Sun about the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Pot bills stalled despite increased supportWASHINGTON, D.C. - Even though Senate support for a medical marijuana bill is b
Pot bills stalled despite increased support
The Record Searchlight / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Even though Senate support for a medical marijuana bill is building, it’s not getting the support it needs. Two influential Democratic senators, Charles E. Schumer of New York and Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland, announced their... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore VA office cites faster, more accurate handling of disability claimsThe Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, once the slowe
Baltimore VA office cites faster, more accurate handling of disability claims
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, once the slowest and most error-prone in the country, has reduced its backlog of disability claims by nearly 60 percent and significantly improved its accuracy, officials said... Read more
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Government Computer News
Broadband deployments: Government gets busyBroadband initiatives are heating up across the United States at all levels of
Broadband deployments: Government gets busy
Government Computer News / Posted a month ago
Broadband initiatives are heating up across the United States at all levels of government. At the federal level, public housing residents will be receiving broadband Internet access at low or free prices, courtesy of the Obama administration. The... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Federal agents meet with city homicide detectives to begin partnershipFederal agents met with Baltimore Police Department homicide detectives Monday
Federal agents meet with city homicide detectives to begin partnership
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Federal agents met with Baltimore Police Department homicide detectives Monday to begin a two-month partnership with the goal of curbing this summer's record-breaking pace of violence. Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said the 10 agents from... Read more
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Roll Call
Medical Marijuana Bills Stalled in SenatePot Bills Stalled Despite Increased Support Even though Senate support for a m
Medical Marijuana Bills Stalled in Senate
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
Pot Bills Stalled Despite Increased Support Even though Senate support for a medical marijuana bill is building, it’s not getting the support it needs. Two influential Democratic senators, Charles E. Schumer of New York and Barbara A. Mikulski of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin a key figure in debate over Iran nuclear dealSen. Ben Cardin has emerged as a central figure in the debate over the pending
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin a key figure in debate over Iran nuclear deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Sen. Ben Cardin has emerged as a central figure in the debate over the pending nuclear deal with Iran, joining a small group of lawmakers who could decide the future of one of President Barack Obama's most significant foreign policies. After four... Read more
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Washington Post
Chris Van Hollen backs Iran agreementRep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has come out in favor of a nuclear agreement with
Chris Van Hollen backs Iran agreement
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has come out in favor of a nuclear agreement with Iran. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has come out in favor of President Obama’s nuclear agreement with... Read more

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