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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Barbara Mikulski
U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Barbara Mikulski are scheduled to visit the T.F. Green Airport to see changes underway and meet with state and local officials to discuss ways to create jobs, strengthen Rhode Island's infrastructure and support economic and community development projects.
The Democratic chairwoman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee moved aggressively Thursday to use accounting tricks to fill in an unexpected $4 billion gap in the budget.
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.
"This is a humanitarian crisis and it requires a humanitarian response," says Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski of the surge in children from Central America across the U.S. border.
"I did not invent new tools," Mikulski said.