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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 Cardin Calls on Congress to Join President Obama in Taking Action to Stem Gun Violence Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
Jan. 5, 2016 Hoyer Statement on President Obama's Executive Actions on Gun Safety Rep. Steny Hoyer 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. 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. 2, 2015 Cardin Statement on the Mass Shooting In San Bernardino Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2015 Hoyer Statement on Shooting in San Bernardino Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2015 Hoyer Statement on Colorado Shooting Rep. Steny Hoyer 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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exective Action on Gun Control Sen. Benjamin Cardin 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 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. 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. 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. 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
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. Donna Edwards 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 - End Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
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 Cardin Statement on the Shooting at Umpqua Community College Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. Donna Edwards 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. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2015 Members Introduce Bipartisan House Bill to Combat Gun Trafficking Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
July 16, 2015 Letter to James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Breakdown in the Background Check System that Led to the Charleston Church Massacre Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
July 7, 2015 Dealing with Guns Demands more than Another Moment of Silence Rep. Donna Edwards Unknown
June 21, 2015 Van Hollen: Toxic Mix of Hatred and Easy Access to Guns Needs to be Addressed Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
June 19, 2015 Mikulski Statement on the Shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
June 18, 2015 Cardin Statement on the Shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Van Hollen, Blumenthal, Murphy, Esty Introduce Bill to Encourage Licensing Requirements for Handgun Purchases Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Norton to Host Press Conference with Sandy Hook Riders to Call on Congress to Pass Sensible Gun Reform, Tuesday Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Van Hollen Applauds Maryland Gun Safety Law Ranking from the Brady Campaign Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Rockville, MD
March 4, 2015 Letter to B. Todd Jones, Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Ammunition Ban Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2015 Sen. Menendez, Rep. Esty Lead Call for Sensible Gun Safety Measure and #SayNo2MoreAmmo Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Full Funding of National Violent Death Reporting System Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2014 Chairwoman Mikulski Makes Securing Communities a Priority for Federal Checkbook Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Oct. 10, 2014 Larry Hogan's Election Year Conversions Continue: Hogan Opposes the Red and Purple Lines, but Tells Voters Otherwise Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Upper Marlboro, MD
Aug. 6, 2014 Time - Cummings and Chaffetz Hope to Turn the Page on Issa Era Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
Aug. 4, 2014 Cardin Statement on the Passing of James Brady Sen. Benjamin Cardin Baltimore, MD
July 25, 2014 Home Rule For the District of Columbia Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. CA Dutch Ruppersberger Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. John Sarbanes Washington, DC
June 12, 2014 Opposition to H.R. 4660, The FY15 Commerce Justice Science Appropriations Bill Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms Rep. Donna Edwards Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Continued Oversight of the ATF's Reckless Investigative Techniques Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013 Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2014 SEEC Raises Climate Change Threats to Outdoor Recreation Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Unknown
Feb. 5, 2014 SEEC Raises Climate Change Threats to Outdoor Recreation Rep. John Delaney Unknown
Dec. 3, 2013 Delaney Applauds House Bill to Extend Ban on Undetectable Firearms Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - Request for DOJ to Collect More Data on "Stand Your Ground" Laws Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2013 Remembering Maryland Navy Yard Victims Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Benghazi Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 Sen. Barbara Mikulski Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2013 Cardin Calls for Renewed Action on Reasonable Gun Safety Laws in Aftermath of Navy Yard Shooting Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Gun Control Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
Sept. 16, 2013 Cummings "Deeply Saddened" by Washington Navy Yard Assault Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Aug. 29, 2013 Cummings Applauds New Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence and Swearing-in of First Senate-Confirmed ATF in Years Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
June 13, 2013 Newton Anniversary and Gun Control Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
April 18, 2013 Cardin Says Senate Must Take Action In The Face Of Continuing Gun Violence Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
April 17, 2013 Reps. Maloney and Cummings Condemn Senate Action On Gun Bill Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
April 17, 2013 Van Hollen: Senate Gun Vote "A Sickening Display of Political Cowardice" Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
April 16, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
April 11, 2013 Cardin Lauds Senate Vote To Move Forward Reasonable Gun Safety Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
April 11, 2013 Cardin Lauds Senate Vote To Move Forward Reasonable Gun Safety Legislation Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
April 10, 2013 Delaney Statement on Newtown Families Visiting Capitol Hill, Possible Gun Safety Vote Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
April 2, 2013 NBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Gun Safety Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
March 29, 2013 Sarbanes Statement Marking 100 Days Since Tragedy at Newtown, Joining Maryland Leaders in Call for Immediate Action on Gun Safety Legislation Rep. John Sarbanes Towson, MD
March 29, 2013 Sarbanes Statement Marking 100 Days Since Tragedy at Newtown, Joining Maryland Leaders in Call for Immediate Action on Gun Reform Legislation Rep. John Sarbanes Towson, MD
March 25, 2013 Del Marva Now - Shore Officials Stand Behind Second Amendment Rep. Andrew Harris Salisbury, MD
March 17, 2013 NBC "Meet the Pres"- Transcript - Budget and Deficit Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Unknown
March 13, 2013 Firearms Trafficking Legislation Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
March 7, 2013 Cummings Lauds Senate Committee Passage of Gun Trafficking Bill; Urges Vote on Bipartisan House Companion Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2013 Hoyer Meets with Interim Executive Director of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement to Discuss Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - NRA and Gun Control Rep. Elijah Cummings Unknown
Feb. 8, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Democratic Issues Conference Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2013 Hoyer Statement on House Democrats' Task Force Proposals to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2013 Maloney Sponsors First Bipartisan House Bill to Combat Gun Trafficking Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2013 Hoyer Statement on White House Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2013 Cummings Attends White House Event on Administration Gun Proposals Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2013 Van Hollen Statement on President Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence Rep. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2013 Cardin Joins Call For Swift Congressional Action To Reduce Gun Violence Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
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