"You know, sometimes you give a little, you take a little, but you stand up for them all," said Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the Maryland Democrat who negotiated the deal for her party. "We were able to compromise without what I call 'capitulation on principle.'"
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland, along with Sen. Mark R. Warner of Virginia (left) and Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin of Maryland, all Democrats, urge House Republicans to pass a clean continuing resolution to end the federal government shutdown. (andrew harnik/the wasHingTON times)
Maryland first lady Katie O'Malley (right), Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (second from right) and U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, Democrat of Maryland (third from right) attend the funeral of William Donald Schaefer, former Baltimore mayor, Maryland governor and comptroller, at Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Baltimore, on Wednesday. Mr. Schaefre died April 18 at age 89.