Sunday, April 26, 2015
Martin O’Malley
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No Good Argument For Clinton Needing A Challenger

None of the complaints against Hillary Clinton amount to an argument against her winning the nomination. The stakes are simply too high.

April 21, 2015
Martin O'Malley

Possible Challengers Critique Hillary Clinton From The Sidelines

They’re not in it to win it themselves — not yet, at least — but possible Democratic primary challengers to Hillary Clinton had plenty to say on Sunday about the newly announced presidential candidate.

April 20, 2015
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley delivered a keynote presentation at Canada 2020 on November 26, 2014 and sat down in conversation with Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. (Canada 2020/Flickr)

How Hillary Clinton’s Rivals Could Make A Difference

Even if they can’t beat Clinton, the Democrats’ single-digit strivers could do a lot to damage her eventual opponent.

March 12, 2015
Hillary Clinton

Clinton And 2016 Raise Other Questions Beyond ‘Will She Or Won’t She?’

Democratic insiders worry that Hillary Clinton could face pressure from both liberals and centrists.

January 1, 2015
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Maryland Governor To Commute State’s Last Death Sentences

Before he leaves office, Martin O’Malley is ending the death penalty in Maryland.

December 31, 2014
Jim Webb

The Democratic Presidential Race Might Be Fun After All

Hillary Clinton is still the overwhelming favorite — but an interesting debate is gathering on her left.

September 25, 2014
Martin O'Malley

Maryland Governor Defends Position On Immigrant Children, Shelter In His State

By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley came under fire Wednesday for advocating for thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally while simultaneously trying to waive the White House off a potential shelter in Westminster, Md. CNN and others reported that O’Malley spoke Friday with White House adviser Cecilia Munoz […]

July 16, 2014
Martin O'Malley

Martin O’Malley Warms Up In Iowa For Possible Democratic Run In 2016

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times DES MOINES, Iowa — The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor leaders, appearances alongside the party’s candidate for governor. The only thing absent was a formal announcement by Martin […]

July 14, 2014
Hillary Clinton

What If Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Run?

Washington (AFP) – Hillary Clinton’s book launch looks undeniably like the prelude to a presidential campaign, but despite growing buzz, Democrats are scraping together Plans B, C and D in case she doesn’t run. The former secretary of state has criss-crossed the country on a speaking tour. Political action committees have raised millions for her. […]

June 13, 2014
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Maryland Looks To Connecticut As Health Care Exchange Model

By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Maryland will likely dump all or part of the state’s health insurance exchange website and adopt Connecticut’s system, a move that could make it the first state to abandon a dysfunctional site. Officials with Maryland’s exchange plan to turn to the “Connecticut solution,” which was developed largely by […]

March 14, 2014
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Maryland Terminates Contract With Health Exchange Firm

By Erin Cox and Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Maryland has terminated its contracts with the company hired to build and operate the state’s online health exchange, which has been riddled with problems since its launch in October. The board overseeing the exchange voted Sunday night to sever ties with Noridian Healthcare Solutions, […]

February 25, 2014
John Kitzhaber

Epic Fail: Where Four State Health Exchanges Went Wrong

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica. Much has been written (and will continue to be written) about the spectacular failure of health insurance exchanges in Minnesota, Massachusetts, Oregon and Maryland — all blue states that support the Affordable Care Act. All were woefully unprepared for their Oct. 1 launch, and unlike HealthCare.gov, the federal marketplace, they are […]

February 6, 2014