In New York and Maryland, officials are being forced to choose between a high-cost material that would require a switch to black-and-white photos, and a cheaper material that better matches strapped resources. Both are regarded as secure, though the former is favored by some in the security field.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that President Barack Obama is best suited to right the U.S. economy while GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would only move the nation backward.
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.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took center stage before a convention of New Hampshire Democrats Saturday, rallying the faithful in a state important for his party's hopes to hold the White House in November — and to his own future should he run for president.
The General Assembly's speedy embrace of Gov. Martin O'Malley's income tax increases this week cleaned up a political mess in Annapolis, but the rate hikes could come back to haunt the Democrat if he seeks national office when his time in the governor's mansion is up.
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.
The number of same-sex couples living in Maryland increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade and more than a quarter of the state's gay couples are raising children, according to 2010 census data released Thursday.
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session.
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged on Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session.