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Martin O'Malley

O'Malley presses for stronger gun laws, Confederate flag removal

Promising to "rebuild the heart of America's cities," former Gov. Martin O'Malley used an appearance at a meeting of the nation's mayors on Sunday to call for a federal ban on assault weapons and stricter regulations on gun purchases. O'Malley, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president,...

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  • Shame on you, Gov. O’Malley

    Shame on you, Gov. O’Malley

    On Monday, Oct. 29th, I was very disappointed to read the article by former Gov. Martin O’Malley (“Martin O'Malley: Larry Hogan's 'real estate racket”). I was also insulted that he assumes readers of The Baltimore Sun don’t have the intelligence to see through his Trumpian assault. I looked throughout...

  • Martin O'Malley: Larry Hogan's 'real estate racket'

    Martin O'Malley: Larry Hogan's 'real estate racket'

    While serving as Maryland’s governor, Larry Hogan has made a killing as a real estate developer and permit assembler. No wonder — as governor he has the power to hire and fire the people whose responsibility it is to grant or deny permits to his private real estate company and its clients. What’s...

  • No excuse for treating state retirees so badly

    No excuse for treating state retirees so badly

    Attorneys Deborah Hill and Breon Johnson need to be applauded for representing a small handful of Maryland state retirees suing Maryland for the terms of the state pension reform bill of 2011 which strips the prescription medication insurance plan from retirees forcing them to use Medicare instead...

National Politics

Joe Biden’s campaign pitch: Make America Normal Again

Joe Biden’s campaign pitch: Make America Normal Again

When Joe Biden entered the Democratic presidential race last month, pundits (including me) questioned whether a gaffe-prone 76-year-old symbol of last-century politics could survive in a next-generation campaign. So far, the old guy is proving us wrong. Biden has surged to the top of the Democratic...

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  • Mapping Martin O'Malley's travel

    Mapping Martin O'Malley's travel

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced his presidential campaign in Baltimore on Saturday, and then immediately hit the campaign trail. The two-term governor and former Baltimore mayor has been racking up airline miles for months, sometimes at a dizzying pace. That effort will only grow...

  • Martin O'Malley's presidential announcement comes amid revived criticism of policing policies

    Martin O'Malley's presidential announcement comes amid revived criticism of policing policies

    As Martin O'Malley climbs Federal Hill, where he is expected to launch his campaign for president Saturday, he will carry with him a decade-old record on fighting crime that is drawing new scrutiny amid an unprecedented national debate over police brutality. In speeches around the country leading...

  • Who is running for president in 2016?

    Who is running for president in 2016?

    In order from most recently announced, here are the announced candidates for the 2016 presidential election. Click on each of the names to read the most recent stories about each candidate.

  • O'Malley set to take a leap into 2016

    O'Malley set to take a leap into 2016

    More than a decade ago, Bill Clinton threw his arm around the handsome, brash leader of Baltimore who had just been named by a national magazine as the country's "best young mayor." "Congratulations to Mayor O'Malley on being the Esquire magazine cover boy," Clinton teased as a dozen cameras captured...

  • Maryland Gov. Hogan should release Calvin Ash, 68, a prisoner of politics

    Maryland Gov. Hogan should release Calvin Ash, 68, a prisoner of politics

    Over the last 43 years, I have written thousands of columns and stories for The Baltimore Sun. Hard as it is to remember the subjects of all those pieces — and exactly when I wrote them — I like to think I have a pretty good memory. But, when I looked it up the other day, the date of my first column...

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Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with us, stand aside. The message, relayed...

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