Martin O'Malley announces dozens of Md. endorsements

Frosh, Kamenetz, Baker and Leggett among those backing O'Malley for president.

Presidential candidate Martin O'Malley announced more than three dozen endorsements from his home state of Maryland on Tuesday as he rolled out leadership teams in 21 states.

Some of the officials backing O'Malley's long shot bid for president have previously announced their support, including Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker.

Others, including several state lawmakers, have not previously stated their support for a candidate.

Most of the state's federal elected leaders -- including its two U.S. senators -- are supporting front runner Hillary Clinton for the nomination, despite their longstanding relationship with O’Malley, a two-term governor of Maryland.  Clinton is also out-polling O'Malley in Maryland.

The O'Malley campaign announced the following endorsements in Maryland:

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz
Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett
Former Maryland Democratic Party Chair Yvette Lewis
Former Maryland Democratic Party Chair Terry Lierman
Charles County Commission President Peter F. Murphy
Former Governor Harry Hughes
Former Governor Parris N. Glendening
Former U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings
Former Congressman Michael D. Barnes
Former Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke
State Sen. Bill Ferguson, Baltimore
State Sen. Karen S. Montgomery, Montgomery County
State Sen. Ronald N. Young, Frederick County
State Sen. Nathaniel J. McFadden, Baltimore
Del. Talmadge Branch, Baltimore
Del. Benjamin T. Brooks, Baltimore County
Del. Kathleen M. Dumais, Montgomery County
Del. Bill Frick, Montgomery County
Del. Barbara A. Frush, Prince George’s County
Del. Tawanna P. Gaines, Prince George’s County
Del. Anne Healey, Prince George’s County  
Delegate Karen Lewis Young, Frederick
Del. Mary Ann Lisanti, Harford County
Delegate Andrew Platt, Montgomery County
Baltimore City Council Vice-President Edward Reisinger
Baltimore City Councilman Robert Curran
Montgomery County Councilman Tom Hucker
Kensington Mayor Peter Fosselman
Bowie Mayor Frederick G. Robinson
Marydel Mayor Debbie Rowe
Takoma Park Mayor Bruce Williams
Berlin Mayor Gee Williams
Former Wicomico County Executive Richard M. Pollitt Jr.
Former Charles County Commission President Candice Quinn Kelly
Former Del. Ann Marie Doory, Baltimore

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