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Social Security Fight Heats Up In Maryland Senate Race | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was a good thing Chris Van Hollen showed up. At a press conference Wednesday, Van Hollen, a House Democrat running for U.S. Senate in...

Rep. Donna Edwards Reportedly Running For Senate In Maryland

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) will announce Tuesday her candidacy for Senate in the state of Maryland, according to two Democrats who confirmed the congr...

Progressive Groups Launch A 'Draft Donna Edwards' Campaign For Senate

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

A coalition of progressive groups launched a campaign Thursday to encourage Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards (Md.) to run in the primary to replace reti...

Chris Van Hollen To Run For Senate

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) announced Wednesday he plans to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. "I am writing to let you know that I have decided to...

A Senate Campaign Interlude With Friends, Family and the President

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

As for so many of my friends who were present to listen to the president, all the aspects of my life seemed to have come together to help produce positive change. The education, advocacy, community service and political lobbying and maneuvering all have that one goal: to create a better world for the next generation.

My Declaration of Candidacy for the Maryland State Senate

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

I've spent my entire life fighting for social justice and equal opportunity in our community and around the globe. I'm proud of my track record of success on progressive issues, and now I'm seeking the opportunity to serve Montgomery County in public office.

Gas Prices Will Rise In Maryland

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 03.29.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Maryland Senate has given final approval to the state's first gas tax increase in just over 20 years. Gov. Martin O'Malley push...

Hitler Comes Up At Gun Control Showdown

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.13.2013 | DC

The national gun control fight took center stage in Maryland on Wednesday afternoon, where a hearing on proposed gun control legislation got off to a ...

Bizarre State Sandwich Debate Gets Underway In Maryland

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.04.2013 | DC

Maryland lawmakers are getting crabby about sandwiches. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's (D) State of the State address last week outlined an ambiti...

Teach For America Alums Face Stark Union Opposition

stateline | Ben Wieder | Posted 08.27.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States that provides daily r...

Md. Marriage Equality Bill Expected To See Quick Action In Senate

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Expect Maryland senators to approve marriage equality legislation in a hurry. As The Washington Post's John Wagner reported Thursday, Se...

Maryland Senate Passes Bill Allowing Gay Marriage Rights

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same full marriage rights as heterosexuals under a bill that cleared the Senate Thu...

MD-Sen: 56% Mikulski (D), 38% Wargotz (R) (Rasmussen 10/24)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/24/10; 750 likely votes, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release Maryland 2010 Senate 56% Mikulski (D), 38% Wargotz ...

MD-Gov: 49% O'Malley (D), 41% Ehrlich (R) (Rasmussen 10/4)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/4/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Maryland 2010 Governor 49% O'Malley (D), 41% Ehrl...

MD-Sen: 61% Mikulski (D), 29% Wargotz (R) (Post 9/22-26)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Washington Post 9/22-26/10; 730 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Post story) Maryland 2010 Senate 61% Mikulski (...