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O'Malley backs bid for D.C. Olympics in 2024
O'Malley backs bid for D.C. Olympics in 2024

Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday put his support behind efforts to bring the 2024 Olympics to the greater Washington-D.C. area. The term-limited governor added his voice to that of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in backing the endeavor, which could cost billions if approved. Washington is competing with Boston, New York and San Francisco to convince officials with U.S. Olympic Committee that the city is the country's best shot at winning the games on an international stage. In a statement, O'Malley touted the Summer 2024 Olympics as a way to create jobs and spur innovation in Maryland, and he spoke in lofty terms about the benefits of...