a Senator and a Representative from Maryland; born in Karachi, Pakistan, January 10, 1959; B.A., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1982; M.P.P., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1985; J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1990; lawyer, private practice; member of the Maryland state house of representatives, 1990-1994; member of the Maryland state senate, 1994-2002; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-January 3, 2017); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023; chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (2017-2018).
A dispatch from the Patriotic Millionaires conference about how so-called Excessive Wealth Disorder became a rallying cry for liberal elites who want to raise taxes on the rich, including themselves.
The arrest and termination of now former Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel Steven Fabrizio has shined a spotlight on Hollywood's man in Washington's political donations, most of which went to Demo…
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'Congress has a lot of thinking to do' on gun control after Midland-Odessa shooting USA TODAY Trump downplays background checks push after Odessa mass shooting NBC News Trump says West Texas shooting 'hasn't changed anything' in ongoing gun talks | TheHill Th…
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Democratic U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Chris Van Hollen last week endorsed taking action to head off a possible Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lauded an innovative Ugandan approach to resettling war refugees, and called for greater …
[VOA] Democratic U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Chris Van Hollen last week endorsed taking action to head off a possible Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lauded an innovative Ugandan approach to resettling war refugees, and called for gr…
Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., this week joined Senator Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and 22 of their Democratic Senate colleagues in calling on the Trump administration to stop restricting access to the U.S. asylum system and end its Remain in Mexico policy.
A bill to prohibit the Export-Import Bank of the United States from financing the export of nuclear technology, equipment, fuel, materials, or other goods or services to Saudi Arabia, and for other purposes.
A bill to establish the National Fab Lab Network, a Federally chartered organization consisting of a national network of local digital fabrication facilities providing universal access to advanced manufacturing tools for workforce development, STEM education, developing inventions, creating businesses, producing personalized products, mitigating risks, and other purposes.
A bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to reaffirm the authority of the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics, and for other purposes.
Agriculture and Food
Agriculture Research Integrity Act of 2019 This bill reaffirms that the Agricultural Research Service, the Economic Research Service, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and any successor agencies must be (1) within the research, education, and economics mission area of the Department of Agriculture (USDA); and (2) administered by the USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics. The headquarters and the majority of th...
A bill to require the review of the service of certain members of the Armed Forces during World War I to determine if such members should be awarded the Medal of Honor, to authorize the award of the Medal of Honor based on the results of the review, and for other purposes.
Armed Forces and National Security
World War I Valor Medals Review Act This bill requires review of the service records of certain decorated World War I veterans to determine whether they should be awarded the Medal of Honor for valor during that war. Specifically, the Secretary of the Army or the Secretary of the Navy shall review the records of any African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, Jewish American, or Native American war veteran who was recommended for review by a veterans service organization and who, for...
A bill to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to complete a study on barriers to participation in federally funded cancer clinical trials by populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in such trials.