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O'Malley hires campaign manager with expertise in long-shots
O'Malley hires campaign manager with expertise in long-shots

Gov. Martin O'Malley has hired a campaign manager renown for delivering long-shot victories. As Maryland's two-term governor continues to weigh a presidential bid, his political action committee hired Bill Hyers as senior adviser. Most recently, Hyers executed New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's come-from-behind victory last year, leading the American Association of Political Consultants to dub him the 2014 Democratic campaign manager of the year. Hyers' reputation for a pulling off upsets includes U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand's 2006 congressional bid and the 2007 win of Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter. O'Malley spokeswoman Lis Smith confirmed the PAC,...

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