White House protest calls on Trump administration to issue report, apply sanctions for the murder of Washington Post journalist

February 8th is the deadline for President Trump’s administration to provide a report on what happened to slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and how the U.S. will respond. On Thursday the Committee to Protect Journalists and other organizations gathered in front of the White House to demand that President Trump hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the murder of Khashoggi.

Md. Senators Mikulski and Cardin Vote Against Keystone Pipeline

Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin joined 37 other Democrats and two independents in opposition to a bill authorizing construction of the 1,700-mile Keystone pipeline.

Mikulski Continues Push for Passage of Wage Discrimination Act

Maryland Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski continued to push for fair pay for women with a floor speech Wednesday.

Federal Pension Change Divides Maryland Congressional Delegation on Payroll Tax Cut

Although two members of Maryland’s congressional delegation played a pivotal role in shepherding compromise language out of committee, they joined six other members of the delegation in voting against an agreement to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance over concerns about federal employee pensions.

Eighteen Challengers Vie for Cardin’s Senate Seat

Eighteen candidates — eight Democrats and 10 Republicans — emerged to challenge incumbent Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., by this week’s primary election filing deadline.