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Finally, A Debate On Immigration Reform

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

The lack of debate over immigration does a disservice to our immigrant and Latino communities, and it overlooks the important role immigration reform plays in our nation's economic future.

Our Immigration Policy Is Not Only Unjust - It's Un-American

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

Today, yes today, the United States of America maintains the largest system of immigrant detention camps of any nation on the planet. Not North Korea, not Yemen, not the People's Republic of China, but us. The People of the United States. Have we not learned our lesson?

Poll: Clinton Lead in Illinois Over Sanders Slips

David Ormsby | Posted 02.20.2017 | Chicago
David Ormsby

After being thumped in New Hampshire last week by Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton returned to Illinois on Wednesday only to see that her edge over the Vermont senator has eroded.

O'Malley to New Hampshire Voters: Hey, I Exist!

Andrew Plotch | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics
Andrew Plotch

O'Malley told the sparse audience in Henniker, New Hampshire that his campaign was like a boat and the election was like a river, giving him little control where he could go. Unfortunately for O'Malley, he seems to have accidentally launched his rowboat among cruise ships.

Have a Thick Skin and Three Other Things I Learned About Business From Democratic Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley

Gene Marks | Posted 09.15.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Martin O'Malley is running for president. And of course his positions on issues affecting business and the economy are important. But for an individual business owner like myself, O'Malley brings something else of significant value to us. Management experience.

Moral Leadership in Our Own Hemisphere

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

Speaking out against the impending injustice against Haitians in the Dominican Republic is the first thing we can do to begin to reclaim our credibility and moral standing. I intend to express my concerns directly to Dominican and Haitian leaders in the coming days.

Jennifer Bendery

Martin O'Malley Says Baltimore Is Where He Would Announce Presidential Run | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) said Sunday that he would announce his presidential run from Baltimore if he follows through wi...

We Are Capable of More

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

This is not just about policing. Not just about race. It is about the country we are allowing ourselves to become and the affront it is to the country we are meant to be.

Michael Steele Connects Martin O'Malley's Legacy As Baltimore Mayor To Freddie Gray Protests

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) proudly highlights his record as the mayor of Baltimore in discussing his crime reduction philosophy. But tha...

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...

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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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

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...

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 ...