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Why Hogan Is Better for Blue Maryland Than Brown: A Real Choice

Chrysovalantis P. Kefalas | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Chrysovalantis P. Kefalas

Secretary Hogan brings a level of understanding, experience and leadership we just don't see often running for office. He's given us a rare opportunity to bring about the politics and leadership we always seem to ask for, but never get. Until now.

MD Expands Opportunities for Abused, Undocumented Children

Christina Wilkes | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Christina Wilkes

The new bill recognizes that if these children succeed, Maryland succeeds. Hopefully more states will follow the lead of Maryland and a handful of other jurisdictions and close this harmful gap between federal and state laws.

McCurry Divinely Inspired, Says Hillary Won't Run

Mike Smith | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

He learned at the knee of the Master, Bill Clinton, as his press secretary in the early 1990s. Last week, he told a rapt audience at a private dinner at the National Press Club he did not believe Hillary Clinton has made a decision to run for President

Even Democrats Are Attacking Each Other On Obamacare Now

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler (D), who is running in a competitive primary to succeed Gov. Martin O'Malley (D), continued to attack one of hi...

Maryland General Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 06.02.2013 | DC

The General Assembly has passed a law that allows caregivers of patients who use medical marijuana to possess up to an ounce of pot without being conv...

Gas Prices Will Rise In Maryland

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 03.29.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Maryland Senate has given final approval to the state's first gas tax increase in just over 20 years. Gov. Martin O'Malley push...

Governor Proposes Spending $1.5 Million To Study Fracking

AP | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley has proposed spending $1.5 million to study using hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from the Ma...

Martin O'Malley Pushes For Ban On Assault Weapons

The Baltimore Sun | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted that Maryland will ban assault weapons during the General Assembly session that began Wednesday. ...

Why Martin O'Malley Needs to Lead Maryland to Death Penalty Abolition

Amnesty International | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Amnesty International

By Brian Evans, Interim Director of Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Opposing the death penalty is not the political thir...

Lila Shapiro

Black Clergy Joins Forces With LGBT Groups To Secure Same-Sex Marriage In Maryland | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Reverend Donte Hickman believes that marriage is a union between one man and one woman, and he will not marry same-sex couples at his church in Baltim...

Michelangelo Signorile

The Stars Turn Out For A Maryland Marriage Equality Benefit In NYC | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.16.2012 | Gay Voices

“I think we’re looking pretty strong, but the other side has yet to put on their onslaught of commercials and fear and division,” Maryland Gover...

Amanda Terkel

Growing Support For Maryland Marriage Equality From African-American Voters | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new poll has good news for marriage equality in Maryland, with a growing majority of state voters saying they would vote in November t...

John Celock

Dem Governor Says Health Reform Leads To More Jobs | John Celock | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- The head of the Democratic Governors Association, Martin O'Malley, said that while tackling economic issues is at the top of the ...

Governor Canoodling With Agribusiness? What You Can Do About It

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

If you ever thought that the farm bill was just about agricultural subsidies and food stamps, think again. Not only does the farm bill dictate what we eat -- it also establishes whom our nation's leaders are listening to on issues far beyond food.

Maryland Gay Marriage Law Faces Repeal Fight

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

When Maryland legalized same-sex marriage earlier this year, Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) praised his state as a leader on the issue. "I think we all have...

Maryland Gay Marriage Legislation Signed Into Law By Governor Martin O'Malley

Posted 03.01.2012 | Gay Voices

By SARAH BREITENBACH Associated Press BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — With Maryland legalizing gay marriage, some conservative opponents and religious le...

Will Black Churches Decide Whether Gay Marriage Passes In Maryland?

AP | SARAH BREITENBACH | Posted 05.01.2012 | Black Voices

BELTSVILLE, Md. — Maryland's governor signed into law Thursday a bill to legalize gay marriage, although opponents vowed to rally voters to reve...

Dem Governor: 'Scott Walker's Already Lost' Recall Battle

National Journal | By Sean Sullivan | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Regardless of the outcome of the all-but-certain recall election Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is facing this year, Democratic Governors Asso...

Maryland Gay Marriage Bill Not Out Of The Woods Yet

AP | SARAH BREITENBACH | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Same-sex marriage opponents have taken the first steps to bring legislation legalizing gay marriage in Maryland to a voter referendu...

Maryland On The Brink Of Legalizing Gay Marriage

AP | SARAH BREITENBACH | Posted 04.24.2012 | Gay Voices

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gay marriage is all but legalized in Maryland after the legislature gave its final OK Thursday to the law that's being sent to ...

Amanda Terkel

Maryland House Of Delegates Passes Marriage Equality Bill | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Maryland General Assembly approved legislation legalizing marriage equality on Friday, with Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) calling it a vo...

Lucia Graves

Pot Bills Move Forward In Maryland | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Maryland Del. Dan Morhaim (D-Baltimore County) introduced a pair of medical marijuana bills in the state House on Thursday, the latest development in ...

Offshore Wind Activists an Unmatched Force at Maryland General Assembly Opener

Keith Harrington | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Keith Harrington

If measured by the turnout at the rally at the Annapolis state house yesterday, of all the issues confronting the Maryland General Assembly, offshore wind power enjoys the most energetic public support.

Bipartisan Group Reframes Case For Same-Sex Marriage

USA Today | Aamer Madhani | Posted 01.06.2012 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- A group of high-profile Democrats and Republicans who back legalizing gay marriage are calling on advocates to shift the focus on the is...

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley Supports Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.03.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) is appearing in a new video supporting marriage equality in the Old Line State, part of a public relat...