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July 8, 2016 Cardin: Terror in Dallas was an Attack on Our Civilized Society Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
July 8, 2016 Mikulski Statement on Shootings in Dallas Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Hoyer: The American People Want A Vote Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, "Firearms and Munitions at Risk: Examining Inadequate Safeguards"- Cummings Opening Statement Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Hoyer Remarks at National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Rally in Chicago Rep. Steny Hoyer Chicago, IL
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Rep. John Sarbanes Baltimore, MD
June 29, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, Respectively Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the US Senate - Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Cardin, Markey Lead Senators in Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 On National Day of Action Delaney Calls for Vote on Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Bills Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and the Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the United States Senate - Urge for Senate Leadership to Support Funding Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Rep. Elijah Cummings Baltimore, MD
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Baltimore, MD
June 29, 2016 Ruppersberger, Cummings, Van Hollen, Sarbanes Call for Action on Gun Violence Prevention Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Baltimore, MD
June 27, 2016 Following House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Measures to Address Gun Violence, Hoyer Meets with Family of Gun Violence Victim Rep. Steny Hoyer Greenbelt, MD
June 24, 2016 Democrats Stage a Sit-In on the House Floor to Call for Action to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
June 24, 2016 Democrats Took a Stand Thorugh the Powerful Act of Sitting Down Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
June 24, 2016 Hoyer Discusses Brexit Vote, House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Violence on MSNBC Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 Hoyer Op-Ed: Democrats Took a Stand Through the Powerful Act of Sitting Down Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Cardin Statement on Bipartisan Gun Safety Vote Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Ruppersberger Joins "No Bill No Break" Sit-In to Demand Vote on Gun Violence Reforms Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Hoyer Remarks After Republicans Adjourn the House Without Allowing a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Hoyer Statement As House Democrats End Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Legislation Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 23, 2016 Van Hollen: Business as Usual is Over -- Americans Demand Action on Gun Safety Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Cummings Joins House Democrats' Sit-In Against Congressional Inaction on Gun Violence Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Mikulski Joins With House and Senate Democrats for Sit-In on Floor of U.S. House of Representatives Demanding Vote on Legislation to Curb Gun Violence Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Hoyer Discusses House Democrats' Sit-In on MSNBC Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Hoyer Statement on House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 The Baltimore Sun Maryland Democrats Among Those at House Gun Control 'Sit In' Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Unknown
June 22, 2016 The Baltimore Sun Maryland Democrats Among Those at House Gun Control 'Sit In' Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
June 22, 2016 Sarbanes Statement on Gun Safety Sit-In Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 The Baltimore Sun Maryland Democrats Among Those at House Gun Control 'Sit In' Rep. John Sarbanes Unknown
June 21, 2016 Cardin Statement on Senate Gun Safety Votes Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the Republican-led Senate's Failure to Advance Commonsense Legislation to Address Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Van Hollen Statement on Senate Gun Safety Votes Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
June 17, 2016 Democrats Stand with the LGBT & Latino Communities in the Wake of Orlando Shooting Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Hoyer: Congress Must Stand with LGBT Community, Take Action to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Van Hollen Statement on Gun Safety Efforts in Wake of Orlando Massacre Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
June 13, 2016 Ruppersberger Issues Statement on Orlando Shooting Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
June 13, 2016 Sarbanes Statement on Orlando Shooting Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
June 13, 2016 Cardin Statement on the Orlando Shooting Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 12, 2016 Cummings Statement on Tragic Mass Shooting in Orlando, Florida Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Van Hollen Statement on Appeal of Challenge to Maryland's Assault Weapons Ban Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Super PAC Launches False Ad Against Van Hollen Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Kensington, MD
April 7, 2016 Van Hollen Urges State Senate to Reject Hogan Nominee for Handgun Permit Review Board Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 29, 2016 Honda Leads Congressional Letter in Support of Presidential Gun Violence Initiatives Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Tom Cole and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, House Appropriations Committee - Gun Violence Research Funding Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on DEpartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - End the Ban on CDC Gun Violence Research Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2016 Letter to Joseph F. Vallario, Jr, Chair of the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, and Kathleen M. Dumais., Vice Chair of the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, and Commitee Members - Testimony on Maryland Gun Safety Legislation Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2016 Edwards' Amendment On Gun Violence Research Considered as Democratic Motion to Recommit Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2016 Van Hollen Statement on 4th Circuit Ruling on Maryland Firearm Safety Act Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2016 Van Hollen: Tea Party Republicans Threatening Budget Rebellion & Preventing Votes on Gun Safety Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2016 Van Hollen, Blumenthal, Murphy, and Schiff Introduce Legislation to Give Gun Violence Victims Their Day in Court & End Gun Industry's Liability Shield Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Jan. 21, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Colleagues, Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Jan. 21, 2016 Democratic Senators and Leading Researchers Push for Funding Gun Violence Research at CDC Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Jan. 20, 2016 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Mikulski, Hearing to Review the Department of Justice's Role in Implementing President Obama's Executive Actions Related to Gun Control Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2016 SOTU: Cardin Says Congress Should Unite to Work with President Obama throughout the Year Ahead Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2016 Memo to Media: As the 114th Congress's Second Session Begins, Speaker Ryan Must Choose: Play the Politics of Delay for a Year or Work with Democrats to Effect Bipartisan Results Now Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Jan. 8, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Tucson Mass Shooting Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2016 Sarbanes Statement on President Obama's Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence in America Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2016 Edwards Statement on President Obama's Executive Orders to Reduce Gun Violence Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2016 Hoyer Statement on President Obama's Executive Actions on Gun Safety Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2016 Cardin Calls on Congress to Join President Obama in Taking Action to Stem Gun Violence Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
Jan. 4, 2016 Van Hollen Statement on President Obama's Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2015 Cardin Highlights Numerous Successes on Civil Rights, Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Priorities in the Omnibus Spending Bill Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 16, 2015 Vice Chairwoman Mikulski Makes Securing Communities a Priority for Federal Checkbook Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Dec. 16, 2015 Ruppersberger: Let's Pass Assault Weapons Ban Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
Dec. 16, 2015 Van Hollen Backs Ban on Assault Weapons Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Carol Fortine Ochoa, Inspector General, U.S. General Services Administration - Regarding Management of the Surplus Firearms Donation Program Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2015 Rep. Van Hollen Calls on Gov. Hogan to Ban Guns for People on Terrorist Watch List Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2015 Letter to Governor Hogan - Take Action to Close Terrorist Gun Loophole Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2015 Van Hollen Signs Discharge Petition to Force Vote to Prevent Terrorists from Purchasing Guns Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2015 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in San Bernardino Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2015 Cardin Statement on the Mass Shooting In San Bernardino Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2015 Hoyer Statement on Colorado Shooting Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan - Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader - Scheduling Votes on the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 23, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Nov. 23, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller of the United States - Gun Safety Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2015 Cardin Discusses Future of Baltimore City with the Presidents' Roundtable, Inc. Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
Nov. 12, 2015 Letter to President Obama - Urge for Executive Action on Gun Safety Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Responding to Gun Violence in the U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards Unknown
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Responding to Gun Violence in the U.S. Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Unknown
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Responding to Gun Violence in the U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
Oct. 23, 2015 Cardin Leads Gun Violence Discussion in Prince George's County Sen. Benjamin Cardin Largo, MD
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, D.C.
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, D.C.
Oct. 20, 2015 Cardin, Community Leaders in Baltimore Seek Solutions for Ending the Gun Violence in Baltimore and Nationwide Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
Oct. 8, 2015 Cardin, Democratic Colleagues Outline Gun Violence Prevention Principles Sen. Benjamin Cardin Unknown
Oct. 2, 2015 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" Transcript: "Scandalous and shameful' that Congress Hasn't Acted on Gun Violence Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
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