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O'Malley has little support in Md. for a presidential run
O'Malley has little support in Md. for a presidential run

As Gov. Martin O'Malley seeks to build support for a potential presidential campaign, a new poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun shows enthusiasm among voters in his home state is conspicuously low — and might be slipping. Despite high-profile victories in Annapolis and a growing national buzz about his future, nearly six in 10 Maryland voters said they would not back the governor if he decides to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, while 14 percent said they would. The lackluster showing for O'Malley in a state where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by better than a 2-1 margin is likely a reflection of the broader political dynamic the...

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