It's a simple job: He just needs to make sure that progressives feel welcome, that African-American voters aren’t taken for granted, and that everyone learns from — rather than broods over — the 2016 presidential election.
McDaniel College found itself entangled in an international dispute between billionaire philanthropist George Soros and the Hungarian prime minister that's threatened its 23-year-old satellite campus in Budapest.
Here we go again. For the third time in three years, Maryland legislators have introduced a bill (SB739/HB949) they claim will hinder the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights. If passed, the bill will prohibit individuals or corporations that support BDS from contracting with the state, which plainly violates the First Amendment. This bill is an obvious attempt to stymie political dissent, and it is a waste of time at the taxpayers' expense.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has issued about 150 pardons to convicted offenders over the past three years, after rarely exercising his power to grant clemency in his first term. But despite the uptick, the governor has remained stingy when considering clemency, rejecting nearly 1,300 cases that came across his desk.
Federal health regulators have tapped Johns Hopkins Medicine to lead development of a Web-based tool to train doctors, nurses and other health care workers on the protocols they should follow when treating patients with, or at risk of contracting, Ebola.
As he weighs whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, political observers say the remainder of this year will be an important test of the governor's ability to lift his profile in early voting states like New Hampshire and raise enough money to appear credible on the national stage.
By By John Fritze and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun
Much is being made of former President Bill Clinton's swearing-in of New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at their side at City Hall. The cameo apparently sought to declare Democratic harmony in Gotham, that supposed bastion of liberalism.
Too many of our state's families were separated for the holidays thanks to our overly punitive marijuana laws. We have an opportunity this year to change that through the introduction and passage of legislation decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning.
As critics of Gov. Martin O'Malley sensed a new political vulnerability, he insisted Tuesday that last week's indictment of 25 inmates and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center was "a positive achievement" in Maryland's fight against violent gangs.
National Rifle Association president David Keene said Wednesday the organization will pursue lawsuits in the two states where Democratic governors have presidential aspirations - though it may not challenge new state gun laws elsewhere.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Gov. Martin O'Malley took the stage Saturday at a high school in this early presidential primary state, telling an auditorium of South Carolina Democrats that his principles worked in Maryland — and they'd work elsewhere.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a big lead in an early presidential primary poll in New Hampshire released Thursday, underscoring the challenge Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has before him should he decide to seek the Democratic nomination against her.
Gov. Martin O'Malley urged the General Assembly Wednesday to approve an unabashedly liberal agenda including repeal of the death penalty, new curbs on guns and spending for construction projects that create jobs.
Psychiatrists and other mental health advocates say they are uneasy with evolving gun control prescriptions being proposed at the state level, which they believe threaten to limit their ability to use their own discretion in deciding how to respond to patients' threats of violence.