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O'Malley On What It Would Take For Him To Run For The White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley refuses to stay put. The Maryland Democrat is barnstorming the country, in the midst of a productive legislativ...

This State Just Decriminalized Marijuana Posession

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) has signed a bill decriminalizing marijuana possession in the state, following the passage of the measure in Marylan...

Maryland Marijuana Laws Leave Unanswered Questions

The Baltimore Sun | Mark Puente and Michael Dresser | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug leg...

In A Twist, Gov Expected To Sign Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) is expected to sign a marijuana decriminalization bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly Monday, the Washingto...

Maryland Lawmakers Approve Minimum Wage Increase

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

BY BRIAN WITTE & NICK TABOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly on its last full day of the session Monday...

O'Malley Issues Scathing Indictment Of Tea Party For 'Selling America Short'

AP | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics

BY MICHAEL R. BLOOD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley introduced himself to California Democrats Saturday wi...

Inevitable Hillary?

William Bradley | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Is Hillary Clinton inevitable? Should she even want to be seen that way? Be careful what you wish for.

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...

Governors' Solutions Mirror Party Lines

AP | Kevin Freking | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors sound every bit as divided as Washington lawmakers on how best to help the nation's economy. Democratic ...

This Dem Is Preparing For 2016

AP | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he's preparing for a possible run for president. The Democrat tells The Washington Post (h...

The Shape of Things To Come: Hillary a Lock, Jerry Brown for President?

William Bradley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

This is the year in which impressions about the slow-paced economic recovery will solidify into a partial frame for the next presidential campaign.

Martin O'Malley Reads 'Conclusion' Off His Teleprompter

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: 7:54 p.m. ET --An aide to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's points out that the governor at times uses the word "conclusion" to signal a speech'...

Is a Non-Competitive Primary Really What the Democrats Need?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

As the 2016 election approaches, it is likely that we will also be told that having a clear nominee early in the process, rather than a hard-fought, and potentially nasty, campaign for the nomination will be good for the party. This idea is intuitive and attractive, but it should be noted that it also completely false.

Governor Pushes For Minimum Wage Hike In Maryland

The Baltimore Sun | Timothy B. Wheeler | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Tuesday that he will push for raising the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.10 an hour over the next two years, with auto...

Martin O'Malley Totally Harshes Maryland's Mellow

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Call him Martin O'Malley, buzzkill in chief. Most Marylanders support making marijuana legal for adults, according to a poll commissioned last fall...

Early 2016 Stages Show Big Contrast For Democrats, Republicans

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Democrats and Republicans, the early stages of the 2016 presidential contest are worlds apart. Many Democrats already view Hi...

Perry Touts 'Second Chances' While Ryan, Others Gear Up For Potential Big Move

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By CALVIN WOODWARD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2016 presidential campaign is well underway. Not in name, so much, but rather in t...

Health Care Woes Could Spell Trouble For Dem Considering 2016 Run

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

The troubles hitting Maryland's health exchange could have a lasting impact by tarnishing the political image of Gov. Martin O'Malley and his handpick...

Would an Elizabeth Warren Primary Challenge to Hillary Clinton Be Good for Democrats?

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

No one else in the Democratic Party today can so effectively put together the broad coalition that elected Barack Obama and then add to that likely wins in states like West Virginia and Arkansas. Women, African Americans, Hispanics, and the young will all coalesce around Hillary if she is the candidate.

As Congress Sputters, Governors Look To Grab The 2016 Spotlight

Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT, AP MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Governors get things done. That's the message from state leaders who are cons...

State's Gun Control Law Sparks Record Gun Sales

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

PASADENA, Md. -- Maryland residents have been buying guns in record numbers before a law takes effect Tuesday, with provisions aimed at helping keep g...

Perry, O'Malley Spar In Obamacare Showdown

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) butted heads in a Wednesday Obamacare debate on the CNN show "Crossfire." O'Malley ...

Dem Slams Rick Perry

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) took a hit at Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) in an op-ed published Wednesday in the Washington Post. Perry is travelin...

Perry's 'Tired Old PR Gimmick' Slammed By Another Dem Gov

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is taking his jobs pitch to another state, telling people in Maryland to "think Texas." “When you grow tired of Marylan...

Jindal, Rubio Among Those Jumping Through 2016 Hoops

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Get your face on TV and write a book: Check. Start meeting the big money people: Check. Visit Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina &...