Chris Van Hollen Says He'll Run for Maryland Senate Seat

Several other potential contenders have yet to make their intentions clear.

Representative Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, speaks during an interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.

Photographer: Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg

Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland will run for the U.S. Senate seat being left open by the retirement of veteran legislator Barbara Mikulski, he announced Wednesday in a message to supporters.

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