Tag: Chris Van Hollen

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 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.”

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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. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/975163071361683456 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/975350027169206273 “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,

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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.

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

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,

Dem. Rep. Suing IRS Over Rule at Root of Intimidation Scandal

Dem. Rep. Suing IRS Over Rule at Root of Intimidation Scandal

Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen has joined a cadre of left-wing groups funded by George Soros in a lawsuit challenging the rule at the heart of the IRS intimidation tactics leveled against groups seeking a tax status, most of which

Dem Rep: 50-50 Chance House Passes Immigration Bill

Dem Rep: 50-50 Chance House Passes Immigration Bill

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on CNBC Thursday ” I’ve taken the odds of immigration reform from what I thought was 70 percent when the Senate bill had a lot of momentum, now I would say it’s 50-50.”

Tea Party Group Banned from Town Hall Because of Maryland Democrats' Smear

Tea Party Group Banned from Town Hall Because of Maryland Democrats' Smear

Democrats in Maryland accused local Tea Partiers of having “violent tendencies,” resulting in them being banned by local law enforcement from attending an upcoming town hall event with their Congressman, Breitbart News has learned. Local Maryland bloggers at Front Line

Democrat Rep. Suing IRS to Go After Nonprofits

Democrat Rep. Suing IRS to Go After Nonprofits

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is joining with two campaign finance watchdog groups, Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21, to sue the IRS for its regulations that give “wiggle room” to nonprofit groups allowing them to engage in political actions.

Wasserman Schultz Tries to Preempt Rubio's SOTU Response

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz held an phone press conference with fellow Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen to basically try to take steam away from Senator Marco Rubio’s anticipated bi-lingual response to President Obama’s State of the Union

CBO Report: Tax Hikes Will Slow–But Not Kill–Growth

CBO Report: Tax Hikes Will Slow–But Not Kill–Growth

On Thursday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report that said letting the Bush tax cuts expire for those individuals making more than $200,000 and couples making more than $250,000 would not kill economic growth. The CBO also concluded that

No Joke: Team Obama Attacks Paul Ryan for 'Eloquent Rhetoric'

No Joke: Team Obama Attacks Paul Ryan for 'Eloquent Rhetoric'

President Barack Obama’s campaign has released an Internet advertisement attacking Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan for his “eloquent rhetoric” that “can’t hide the harsh reality” of Romney and Ryan’s economic agenda. The two-minute video hilariously features an articulate Ryan

Chris Van Hollen Spins Erskine Bowles Comments

Chris Van Hollen Spins Erskine Bowles Comments

Representative Chris Van Hollen appeared on Greta Van Sustren’s show Thursday to discuss the selection of Paul Ryan on the Republican ticket. As the interview progressed, Greta asked Van Hollen about the video clip in which Erskine Bowles praises Ryan.

Dems Propose Big Spending Budget to Counter GOP

Dems Propose Big Spending Budget to Counter GOP

Scrambling to put something on the table to counter House Republicans, Democrats have released a budget relying on anticipated military drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan for cuts, while enabling the same type of failed stimulus spending most associated with the

Ryan vs. Van Hollen On Budget

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI): “When you strip away the budget tricks and accounting tricks, they gave a budget that gave a net spending increase of $1.5 trillion and

Leaving on a Jet Plane

In a story that will appeal to lovers of irony and hypocrisy everywhere, and is perhaps illustrative on the micro-level of the attitudes that precipitated this historical wave, Chellie Pingree (ME-01) finds herself down by four to Dean Scontras. As