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Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md.

Senator (5th term)



Political Highlights: Baltimore City Council, 1971-77; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1974; U.S. House of Representatives, 1977-87; U.S. Senate, 1987-2017
Born: July 20, 1936; Baltimore, Md.
Residence: Baltimore
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Single
Education: Mount Saint Agnes College, B.A. 1958; U. of Maryland, M.S.W. 1965
Elected: 1986
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science - Ranking Member; Defense; Labor-HHS-Education; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Primary Health and Retirement Security); Select Intelligence
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 2nd ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 52,333 followers
State Clout: Maryland is 9th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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