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,...

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  • Baltimore Sun's 2017 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Michael Cryor

    Baltimore Sun's 2017 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Michael Cryor

    You might call Michael Cryor the Kevin Bacon of Baltimore — he's seemingly not more than a degree or two of separation from anyone in town. That doesn't just go for the folks in Baltimore's boardrooms or City Hall, where he has been a quiet voice in the ears of a succession of mayors dating back...

  • O'Malley makes the case for Hogan's reforms

    O'Malley makes the case for Hogan's reforms

    How the courts will react to a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Maryland's redistricting process, we can't say. The Supreme Court did recently strike down some of the congressional district boundaries in North Carolina, but that was on the relatively well-trodden ground of racial...

  • Main problem facing city schools? Lack of state funding

    Main problem facing city schools? Lack of state funding

    I'm so glad The Sun was able to set this school funding problem straight ("Small schools, high salaries reasons for city district' budget gap," May 7). What's really driving the budget shortfall are incentive programs to retain top teaching recruits, effective albeit underpopulated elementary schools...

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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...

  • Former Maryland Cabinet secretary accused of taking bribes

    A former Maryland Cabinet secretary has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to an alleged bribery conspiracy involving millions of dollars in information technology contracts, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced Wednesday. Isabel FitzGerald, 47, served in several...

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Week after bombshell, George Papadopoulos largely remains a mystery man

Week after bombshell, George Papadopoulos largely remains a mystery man

George Papadopoulos posted a cryptic update on his Facebook page shortly before 11 p.m. on Oct. 29. “Big day tomorrow,” wrote the 30-year-old DePaul grad who’d served as a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign. Just 12 hours later, the bombshell dropped. Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced...

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