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Martin O’Malley Decides Not to Seek DNC Chair After All


O'Malley Texting

Ex-Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor Martin O’Malley has reversed course within a week, deciding today to withdraw himself from consideration to lead the Democratic Party.

O’Malley Mulling Run for Democratic Party Chairman

Via Martin O'Malley/Twitter
Via Martin O’Malley/Twitter

Maryland’s former Democratic two-term governor Martin O’Malley didn’t come close to making the cut to be the Democratic presidential nominee this year. However, he could resurface at the top of his party as it seeks to regroup from a devastating election loss.

O’Malley Drafted by Twitter as DNC Chair Candidate


Gov. Martin O'Malley

Two-term Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley gets some Twitter buzz as a possible replacement for embattled Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Mikulski Kept It Short and Sweet in DNC Speech


Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski — “the first Democratic woman elected to the Senate in her own right” — spoke to the delegates at the Democratic National Convention last night. And unlike O’Malley the night before, she didn’t let her enthusiasm lead her into the uncanny valley of oversmiling. She also didn’t let her speech run over six minutes.

O’Malley’s Convention Speech: Here’s How It Went


When our governor addressed the Democratic National Convention last night, the first thing he said was, “Greetings from Maryland, home to the number-one public schools in America for four years in a row!” but by the time the station I was watching caught up with him, he had abruptly switched gears, saying dramatically, “It is August 27, 1776…”

O’Malley Auditions for 2016 at DNC Tonight


At 10 p.m. tonight, our spotlight-loving governor will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention. He’ll be there to rally around Obama, sure. But he’ll also be paving the way for his own presidential bid in 2016. He will give his address to set up the keynote speaker just as networks begin their live coverage of the event, so his audience is potentially quite large.