Martin O'Malley

O'Malley presses for stronger gun laws, Confederate flag removal

Promising to "rebuild the heart of America's cities," former Gov. Martin O'Malley used an appearance at a meeting of the nation's mayors on Sunday to call for a federal ban on assault weapons and stricter regulations on gun purchases. O'Malley, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president,...


  • O'Malley fought criminal justice reform

    As a state senator who helped write Maryland's bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation this year, I felt compelled to respond to former Gov. Martin O'Malley's commentary, "Progress is a choice, Baltimore" (June 10). The multiple misconceptions presented in his op-ed reveal the backward thinking...

  • Progress is a choice, Baltimore

    Progress is a choice, Baltimore

    There are many things that led to the riot that followed the tragic custodial death of Mr. Freddie Gray a year ago this spring. Among the causes: lack of jobs, rising unemployment, declining wages, economic desperation, unresponsive government, unprofessional and poorly supervised policing, and...

  • Repeal Md.'s gun laws

    A recent Dan Rodricks column described the gun violence in Baltimore and how many firearms have been seized by police ("Police making more arrests in gun-infested Baltimore," May 7). There is also an increase of gun violence in Anne Arundel County, where I live. Additionally, there has been an increase...

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  • Mapping Martin O'Malley's travel

    Mapping Martin O'Malley's travel

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced his presidential campaign in Baltimore on Saturday, and then immediately hit the campaign trail. The two-term governor and former Baltimore mayor has been racking up airline miles for months, sometimes at a dizzying pace. That effort will only grow...

  • Martin O'Malley's presidential announcement comes amid revived criticism of policing policies

    Martin O'Malley's presidential announcement comes amid revived criticism of policing policies

    As Martin O'Malley climbs Federal Hill, where he is expected to launch his campaign for president Saturday, he will carry with him a decade-old record on fighting crime that is drawing new scrutiny amid an unprecedented national debate over police brutality. In speeches around the country leading...

  • Who is running for president in 2016?

    Who is running for president in 2016?

    In order from most recently announced, here are the announced candidates for the 2016 presidential election. Click on each of the names to read the most recent stories about each candidate.

  • O'Malley set to take a leap into 2016

    O'Malley set to take a leap into 2016

    More than a decade ago, Bill Clinton threw his arm around the handsome, brash leader of Baltimore who had just been named by a national magazine as the country's "best young mayor." "Congratulations to Mayor O'Malley on being the Esquire magazine cover boy," Clinton teased as a dozen cameras captured...

  • Democrats announce more than 60 speakers for convention

    More than 60 elected officials from across the country are slated to speak next week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The list of speakers announced Thursday includes Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Eleanor Holmes...

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Live from Cleveland, Trump's surreality show

The Republican gathering in Cleveland this week was like no presidential nominating convention in history. It was more than strange. With some rare exceptions -- the Democrats in 1968 and 1980, the Republicans in 1964 -- conventions are a rallying venue for political parties and their nominees....