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Senator Barbara Mikulski

Amanda Terkel

Barbara Mikulski Pantsed The Senate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) always portrayed herself as a classic Baltimore woman, a hon who put her pants on one leg at a time. On Tu...

Sam Stein

O'Malley Won't Run For The Senate | Sam Stein | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara Mikulski's (D) decision to retire after five terms in office set off a wave of speculation about which of the myriad Maryla...

Catholic Education Ad Campaign in the Empire State Strikes Back

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 08.05.2014 | New York
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

With choice, parents can opt for a public school, parochial school, private school, or charter school. When it comes to something as vital as a child's education, parents need the freedom to choose.

Amanda Terkel

Barbara Mikulski On Women Senators' Dinner With Obama: 'Boy, Did We Dish It Up' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) said on Wednesday that the women of the Senate had a productive meeting with President Barack Obama this week, telling a...

Barbara Mikulski Throws Down The Hammer

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Last year when NASA researchers in Baltimore discovered the fleeting glimmer of an expl...

Supernova Senator

Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) has received a rare honor from the depths of space. The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) named a supernova -...

When Will Employers Stop Treating Women Like Second Class Citizens?

Debbie Hines | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business
Debbie Hines

With women making up roughly 46% of the US working population, it's a wonder why women earn less. We have come a long way, but still have got a long way to go to equal a man's paycheck.

Peace Corps Needs Senator Mikulski Tomorrow

Rajeev Goyal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rajeev Goyal

Struggling to find a champion in the Senate, Peace Corps applicants are counting on Barbara Mikulski, a supporter and friend of Sargent Shriver, to push for its full funding or offer an amendment at tomorrow's mark-up.

Gulf Fisheries Opened: Safe Or BP Politics, PR and "Sock Puppetry?"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Dr. Jane Lubchenco, NOAA Administrator, announced the re-opening of a substantial portion of the southeast section of the closed fishing area in Gulf ...

No More, No Less

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Snortland

The Year of the Woman in politics is thrilling and appalling in one fell swoop Yes, I'm excited that many women won their election bids on June 8. Ho...

Health-Care Reform: What I Saw Today on Capitol Hill

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

We were united in our praise of Sen. Dodd and other members of the Senate for making history by passing the first health-reform bill out of a congressional committee.

"Big Ed" Schultz Is Keeping Dem Senators' Feet to The Fire

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

After a sluggish start on MSNBC this spring, the beefy redhead is en fuego right now with his fiery appeals to follow the public's will to get meaningful health care passed.

Matt Drudge Calls Barbara Mikulski, Other Senators "Fatties"

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Discussing President Obama's yet-to-be named healthcare czar on KFYI's "Barry Young Show," Matt Drudge lashed out at D.C. lawmakers, but not for any o...

Jeff Muskus

Senate Dems: Expect A Health Care Bill Next Week | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats said yesterday that they hope to have a draft of a health care bill ready by the end of next week, the first step in what is bound to...

Stimulus: Republicans Screw Car Makers and Buyers

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The bill passed by Congress yesterday throws a one-two punch at our auto industry and consumers.

Autos, Houses, Gimmicks

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Moroz

One of the three tenets of stimulus is timeliness. But should we really sacrifice longer term effectiveness for timely "affect"?