At Brookings talk, Van Hollen calls for “quiet diplomacy,” strategic partnerships

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, criticized what he called the Trump administration’s isolationist foreign policy and called for greater collaboration with American allies in a discussion on defense and international affairs at the Brookings Institution Thursday. Van Hollen…

Maryland Democrats look for ways to influence GOP-run Congress

WASHINGTON – Despite the return of Republican majorities in both houses of Congress in January, Maryland’s Democrats still plan to find ways of influencing policy debates and legislation. In fact, even with some new faces in the Maryland congressional delegation,…

New Congressional Caucus to Focus on Central American Problems

Experts say a nearly endless list of problems makes change difficult to achieve.

Flights to Cuba from D.C.? Maybe

After a landmark agreement signed by the U.S. Transportation Secretary and Cuban authorities, Washington area airports could soon be offering flights to Cuba.

Mikulski Backs Iran Nuclear Deal, Giving Obama a Victory

Sen. Barbara Mikulski became the 34th senator to back President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran on Wednesday, essentially ensuring that the controversial deal will not be stopped by the Senate.