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Barbara Mikulski Biography
Barbara Mikulski was raised in Baltimore on July 20, 1936. She graduated from Mount St. Agnes College in 1958 and received a graduate degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 1965.The first time she participated in politics was when she ran for the Baltimore City Council and won in 1971. After that she ran for Congress and won in 1976 where she represented Maryland's third district for three years. In 1986 she ran for the Senate and won. Barbara Mikulski was the first Democratic woman Senator elected in her own right and on March 17, 2012 she became the longest serving woman in the history of the US Congress.