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  • Md., Va. governors compete nationally, but play nice at home

    Md., Va. governors compete nationally, but play nice at home
    Republican Gov. Robert McDonnell of Virginia made no secret about who he thought should win Maryland's 2010 gubernatorial campaign. It wasn't Martin O'Malley. Yet two months after O'Malley, a Democrat, sailed to victory, McDonnell showed up in...
  • DGA presses Congress on unemployment benefits

    DGA presses Congress on unemployment benefits
    Sixteen Democratic governors led by Maryland's Martin O'Malley have sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to quickly broker a compromise to extend long-term unemployment benefits before the money runs out at the end of the year. “We...
  • O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House

    O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House
    Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley cruised to a second term Tuesday - and with it, won the opportunity to guide the state in what he hopes will be an improving economy - while Republican former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. suffered a second consecutive...
  • O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors

    O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors
    Martin O'Malley was selected by his peers Wednesday to chair the Democratic Governors Association, a platform from which he says he will build the party and promote candidates who will invest in education and infrastructure. "Our agenda is one of...
  • O'Malley to appear with Jeff Bridges in Charlotte

    O'Malley to appear with Jeff Bridges in Charlotte
    Gov. Martin O'Malley just added a new gig to his busy Democratic convention schedule: He'll perform with Jeff Bridges and The Abiders. Maryland's frontman will get on stage and belt out a song during a "CarolinaFest" celebration the day before the...
  • O'Malley zings GOP governors, Romney on economy

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Working to preempt a parade of Republican governors who will take the stage tonight at their party's national convention, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said here that the GOP vision for the nation's economy would "spell disaster for...
  • Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle

    Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle
    TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president. Across town, Democratic...
  • O'Malley to co-chair convention rules committee

    Gov. Martin O'Malley will serve as co-chair of the Democratic convention's rules committee this year, a high-profile position that comes amid rampant speculation in party circles about his potential as a presidential candidate in 2016. The assignment,...
  • O'Malley becomes regular figure in Sunday talk

    O'Malley becomes regular figure in Sunday talk
    It might have been back in February when he got under the skin of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on CBS' "Face the Nation." Or maybe it was in May when he went toe to toe with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on NBC's "Meet the Press." None of the...
  • O'Malley travels to the Bayou State

    Not sweltering enough in Maryland? Gov. Martin O'Malley flew south this weekend to Louisiana where he is giving the keynote address at the state party's annual fundraising dinner. It's the latest in a string of Democratic money events for O'Malley,...
  • Gambling law's donation curbs may not limit much

    Gambling law's donation curbs may not limit much
    When the legislature went to work on Gov. Martin O'Malley's gambling bill, one of the first provisions to be rolled back was a sweeping ban on political contributions from casino interests. As introduced, the bill would have prevented everyone from a...
  • Disclose, disclose, disclose

    Disclose, disclose, disclose
    Gov.Martin O'Malleyand Comptroller Peter Franchot don't agree on a lot of things, particularly when it comes to gambling. But they do appear to agree on one thing: Contributions from the gambling industry have the potential to unduly influence legislative...