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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,...


  • 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...

  • Md. should be ashamed of its rutted roads

    In the last year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration, just after the gasoline tax was raised, it was obvious to all that funds for road repairs had been cut drastically. So it is no surprise that whenever you find yourself on a road with pot holes you can expect to see signs saying it is maintained...

  • Mayor's race: Many candidates, few ideas

    Mayor's race: Many candidates, few ideas

    By two easily quantifiable measures, we have more serious candidates for mayor than Baltimore has seen in decades. The latest poll in the race, by Gonzales Research & Marketing Strategies, shows six candidates with at least 5 percent support in the polls. That didn't happen in 2011, when Stephanie...

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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...

  • Longtime O'Malley backer touts him as next DNC chair

    Longtime O'Malley backer touts him as next DNC chair

    As the political vultures circle around the incumbent, a longtime backer and financier of former Gov. Martin O'Malley is touting him as the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee. John P. Coale, whose $500,000 loan helped put O'Malley over the top in his 2006 race against Gov. Robert...

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Illinois GOP calls for unity as some tiptoe around Trump

Illinois Republicans cheered calls for unity at the party's state convention on Saturday even as some top elected officials tiptoed around the name likely to top the GOP ticket: Donald Trump. The billionaire businessman won Illinois' GOP presidential preference vote, and the overwhelming majority...