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At last week's Republican National Convention, Maryland's delegates had prime seats very close the podium. This week in Philadelphia, Maryland's Democratic delegates are not very close, even though the state is strongly Democratic.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving female senator in the U.S. Senate. had the honor of nominating the first Democratic woman candidate for president, Hillary Clinton.
Supporters of former democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, staged a walkout Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention immediately after the nomination of Hillary Clinton.
Maryland’s delegates to the Democratic convention headed to the Delaware River Tuesday to cool off and enjoy some free time away from the convention floor.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski on Tuesday formally nominated Hillary Clinton as the first female presidential candidate of a major party, declaring that the former secretary of state would “fight for the macro issues and those macaroni and cheese issues.”
PHILADELPHIA -- Known as a “little general in pearls,” a legendary Maryland lawmaker and just plain “Barb,” the country’s longest-serving female senator, Barbara Mikulski, is attending her last Democratic National Convention as a public official – and plans to go out with a bang.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, a true Maryland gem, said Hillary Clinton will "fight for the macro issues and the macaroni and cheese issues" in her nomination speech at the Democratic National Convention. And Twitter erupted. By Julie Gallagher.
Maryland officials figured heavily in the convention’s opening day, with speeches by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and former NAACP head Ben Jealous of Baltimore.