“If the thousands of young men killed by gun violence every year across America were young, poor and white — rather than young, poor and black — it is hard to imagine that our Congress would continue to block common-sense measures to keep guns out of the hands of criminals.”
At a Saturday morning rally in Federal Hill Park, Baltimore, Martin O’Malley formally announced his run for the presidency.
A guitar-playing, devout Irish Catholic who is in favor of abortion and gay marriage, abolishing the death penalty, and passed the DREAM Act. Meet Martin O’Malley.
Watch the soon-to-be presidential candidate channel the great Johnny Cash during a visit to a local guitar store in Maryland several years ago — but if he ever goes campaigning in Reno, make sure to keep a close eye on him.
A native son of Maryland, O’Malley was the state’s liberal-leaning Democratic governor for eight years. But to me and many, he will always be the young, hard-charging mayor of Baltimore.
None of the complaints against Hillary Clinton amount to an argument against her winning the nomination. The stakes are simply too high.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]