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  1. Suppose You Search the Secular Party...:Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... House Democrats began having furtive discussions on the House floor and on the phone with Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. Since winning his House seat in 2002, Van Hollen had been a rising star in the Democratic Party. He had solid ...


  2. Improvement of a SortRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | IMAO

    Reflecting on 50 years of Great Society spending programs, Democrat Congressman Chris Van Hollen said "it has not been a failure".


  3. Predatory tow companies targeted in proposal from Md. and Va. lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... companies, a right that was eliminated by Congress in 1995 but restored by a variety of court cases. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), who has introduced similar bills in the past, said the issue is that local governments should have the power to pass ...


  4. Slain DC couple gave $40K to Van HollenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hill

    The iron company executive and his wife who were killed last week at their multimillion-dollar mansion in Washington had donated nearly $40,000 over the years to Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign efforts, according to public records. A manhunt in D.C. and New York City was underway Thursday for a suspect who is believed to have killed American Iron Works President and CEO Savvas Savopoulos; his wife, Amy; their 10-year-old son, Philip; and the family's housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa.


  5. CCPS students recognized by congressman in art competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    Carroll County Public Schools students who participated in the 34th annual Congressional Art Competition were honored by U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. Two CCPS students who had art displayed in the competition received special recognition.


  6. New House Bill Takes Aim at Predatory TowingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    Congressmen Don Beyer and Chris Van Hollen today reintroduced The State and Local Predatory Towing Enforcement Act, a bill they say would solidify state and local governments' ability to end predatory towing practices. As federal law currently stands, state and local governments are prohibited from regulating local towing industries.


  7. Van Hollen Introduces Legislation to Crack Down on Predatory TowingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen and Virginia Congressman Don Beyer on Thursday introduced the State and Local Predatory Towing Enforcement Act to crack down on predatory towing practices that leave consumers with costly bills and no recourse for overcharges and unfair treatment. "Victims of predatory towing face real economic hardship that has a negative impact on their families and communities.


  8. Sherwood's Notebook: Militarized Policing Takes a HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Washington

    ... the president's decision to curb police militarization won immediate praise from Montgomery County Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who is running for the U.S. Senate. With the Baltimore riot fresh in everyone's mind, Van Hollen released a statement on ...


  9. National Parks Conservation Association, Potomac Conservancy to Host C&O Canal Restoration EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 |

    The National Parks Conservation Association and Potomac Conservancy are hosting volunteers to help restore our C&O Canal on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 9am - 1pm EDT. We've invited Congresswoman Holmes Norton, Congressman Delany, and Congressman Van Hollen.


  10. Dems downplay whispers of coup against Steny HoyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... some of Pelosi's closest allies held a series of secret talks this year designed to whip support for Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) to replace her whenever she does leave Capitol Hill, The New York Times Magazine reported Wednesday. That strategy ...


  11. Edwards promoted Van Hollen as leader before raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Baltimore Sun

    Before they were competitors in Maryland's high-profile Senate contest, Reps. Donna F. Edwards and Chris Van Hollen were allies in a secret effort to make him the leader of House Democrats, according to a report Wednesday.


  12. NYT: Before Md. Senate race, Edwards backed Van Hollen for leadership postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    The Democratic primary race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski has already started to get rough, with candidates Donna F. Edwards and Chris Van Hollen sniping at each other this week over police militarization. But just a couple months ago, the New York Times reported Wednesday , Edwards was part of a secret team of House Democrats gauging support for Van Hollen to succeed House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi .


  13. The Pentagon Conned Washington a AgainRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... and perpetuating billions of dollars in unnecessary service contracting costs. As a result, as Rep. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] recently confirmed, we have no reliable information about the size of our contractor workforce. Right-sizing the Defense ...


  14. Police perplexed by quadruple murder of prominent D.C. familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | UPI

    ... helped build Washington's Verizon Center, which is home to the NBA's Wizards and the NHL's Capitals. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), who has known the family for more than 20 years, said in a statement that he was saddened. Savvas Savopoulos had ...


  15. Donna EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Daily Kos

    ... further south in Charles County, and has lived all over the world. Ms. Edwards and high-ranking congressman Chris Van Hollen (who is my congressman after recent gerrymandering) are both running to replace Barbara Mikulski as U.S. Senator for ...


  16. Congressman Calls For More Funding For AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    The day after the accident, the House Appropriations Committee voted to slash funding for Amtrak. Eighth District Congressman Chris Van Hollen says Congress has been underfunding the national passenger rail line for years, and it's time to stop that.


  17. Md.'s Hogan to withhold extra funding for high-cost school systems this yearRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Post

    ... the end of the legislative session, the governor has faced incessant lobbying from teachers unions, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and many others to release the funds. Hogan noted Thursday that he has increased education spending to a record high ...


  18. VA remains work in progress year after scandal brokeRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Post

    ... the VA Employee Fairness Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and co-sponsored by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), takes a more employee-empowering approach endorsed by the American Federation Government Employees (AFGE) and the ...


  19. Clout Calculations: When's a Good Time to Leave Leadership?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Roll Call

    ... is 'yes,'" said Doug Thornell, managing director at SKDKnickerbocker and a former senior adviser to Rep. Chris Van Hollen , D-Md. "If you go from working in leadership to a rank-and-file member, you are no longer the center of attention or part of ...


  20. NYT Mag's "must-read": "The Great Democratic Crack-Up of 2016," w/ commentary from MarkosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Daily Kos

    ... of establishment Democrats. For them, the obvious choice to replace Mikulski was the seven-term congressman Chris Van Hollen, who is considered a progressive like Edwards, but has a reputation for coolheaded practicality and for working well with ...