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Topic - Barbara Mikulski
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sen. Barbara Mikulski said Friday that Maryland should "stay the course" with its own health care exchange, despite its troubled start, and not switch to the federal exchange.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Funding for implementing the new health care law and other sticking points remain, but negotiators reported significant progress Tuesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September.
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder said Thursday that members of Congress have been kept up to speed on the National Security Agency's collection of millions of telephone records and that he would be willing to discuss the issue further in additional closed-door briefings.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski is set to become the first woman to chair the prestigious Senate Appropriations Committee, a position left open this week by the death of Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye.
One by one, Republicans and Democrats recognized a singular achievement by a singular woman - Sen. Barbara Mikulski, now the longest-serving female member of Congress.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday defended the U.S. mission in Afghanistan as a week of deadly anti-American protests and the killing of two U.S. service members pushed Democrats to challenge President Barack Obama's policy.
When Maryland's Barbara Mikulski was first sworn in as a U.S. senator in 1987, she entered what she described as "a guys' club," a chamber where senators socialized in a gym that was off-limits to her and her only female colleague, Republican Sen. Nancy Kassebaum of Kansas.
Former Gov. Robert Ehrlich has defeated business investor Brian Murphy in the Maryland Republican primary for governor.
"While this policy of seizing tax refunds to repay decades-old Social Security overpayments might be allowed under the law, it is entirely unjust," Democratic Sens. Senators Barbara Boxer of California and Barbara Mikulski of Maryland said in a letter to Colvin.
Mikulski stood up after the vote and said supporters were disappointed but that they would fight on.