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Van Hollen: More Senate Republicans Will Take Our Position on Shutdown

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) predicted that more Senate Republicans will cross over and join Democrats in supporting reopening the government without border wall funding. Host Lawrence O’Donnell asked, “Senator, what’s happening


Van Hollen: ‘Not Concerned’ Dems Will Lose Seats in Senate

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) on Monday said he was “not concerned” about Democrats losing seats in the Senate in the 2018 midterm elections. “We’ve always said that Democrats in the Senate have a very difficult political map,” Van Hollen

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Van Hollen: ‘Shameful’ Trump ‘Emboldens Foreign Authoritarian Leaders’

Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) said President Donald Trump’s rhetoric emboldened ”foreign authoritarian leaders,” which was contributing to human right atrocities like the disappearance and likely killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. When asked about


Dem Senator: Nancy Pelosi ‘Strong Leader,’ Candidates ‘Free’ to Disown Her

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) encourages internal dissent among Democrats, offering his remarks in a Friday C-SPAN interview with The Hill’s Alex Bolton and the New York Times’s Nicholas Fandos. According to Van Hollen, Pelosi promotes “freedom” to challenge her leadership of House Democrats as a “strong leader.”

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a news conference with Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee about the Trump-Putin Helsinki summit in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Past and present members of the committee were very …

Dem Sen Van Hollen: ‘The President Is Acting Very Guilty’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) chair Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) accused President Donald Trump of being “paranoid” and “acting very guilty” by going after FBI special counsel Robert Mueller on Twitter. “It

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Van Hollen on Russia Probe: ‘What Is the White House Afraid Of?’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen.Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) said the White House needed to allow FBI special counsel Robert Mueller to complete his federal investigation into Russian election meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Van Hollen said, “I think

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DSCC Chair Van Hollen: ‘Obamacare Is Not Hurting People’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) argued that while Obamacare isn’t perfect, it isn’t hurting people. Van Hollen responded to President Trump’s tweet that Obamacare is “hurting people,” by stating,


Photobook: The New Senate Faces of the 115th Congress

Seven newly elected Senators were sworn into office Tuesday, the start of the 115th United States Congress. Here are the names and faces of the five Democrats and two Republicans who make up the 2017 freshman senate class.

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Report: Former NAACP Leader Ben Jealous May Run for MD Senate Seat

The former chief of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Benjamin T. Jealous, is said to be considering a run for the US Senate seat in Maryland that is opening up now that Senator Barbara Mikulski has announced her retirement.

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First Dallas Nurse With Ebola Virus Sent To D.C. Suburb

The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said Thursday that the first Dallas nurse to contract the Ebola virus while treating a Liberian man who later died will be transferred to a research center in Bethesda,

First Dallas Nurse With Ebola Virus Sent To D.C. Suburb