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Joe Biden to Speak at Morgan State Commencement, Receive Honorary Doctorate

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Morgan State University’s Earl S. Richardson Library. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Former Vice President Joseph Biden is coming to Baltimore this month to give the keynote address during Morgan State University’s spring commencement exercises.

Billions in Amtrak Improvements for Baltimore (and Elsewhere)

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Taking the train is, theoretically, one of the most convenient ways to travel from Baltimore — but old tracks, dated equipment, and out-of-date trains often lead to delays and other annoyances.

Cancer Doesn’t Stand a Chance Against Biden, Bloomberg, and Hopkins

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Joe Biden & Michael Bloomberg
Joe Biden & Michael Bloomberg

Vice President Joe Biden was in town yesterday to celebrate the opening of Johns Hopkins’s new Bloomberg–Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.

VP Joe Biden Will Talk Cancer Research in Baltimore

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JORDAN, 22JUN03 - Joseph R. Biden, Senator from Delaware (Democrat), USA, captured during the interactive session 'Europe's Role in the Middle East' at the 'Extraordinary Annual Meeting 2003' of the World Economic Forum in Jordan, June 22, 2003.  Copyright World Economic Forum (www.weforum.org) swiss-image.ch/Photo by Andy Mettler

Vice President Joe Biden was charged with leading a “moonshot” effort to find a cure for cancer by President Barack Obama at this year’s State of the Union address. This week, Biden will visit Baltimore’s own cancer research powerhouse.

Biden Alert: Real Veep to Visit Baltimore Next Week

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joe-biden-pointing-aviatorsUsually, Joe Biden bypasses Baltimore as he takes the train home to Wilmington. But he’ll finally make a stop at the halfway point of the trip next week.

UPDATE: More Info on the Obama Visit for the Star-Spangled Spectacular

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Hopefully you’ve been taking advantage of the many activities and events going on in Baltimore this week to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem. Even the president is getting in on the celebration, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Is Hillary Clinton O’Malley’s Biggest Obstacle to the Nomination?

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via Gawker
via Gawker

As much as Gov. Martin O’Malley tends to inspire a fair amount of discontent in his home state (if my informal but long-running poll of Baltimore Sun and Washington Post commenters can be taken as representative), he is well-poised for the national stage. It’s all in how he frames his political projects, constantly defining state legislation in terms of the destiny of the entire nation. The pending death penalty repeal represents the direction the whole country is moving in; ditto wind energy; ditto gay marriage. The list goes on.

O’Malley Plays Role of Partisan Attack Dog on “Meet the Press”

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On Sunday morning, I took a walk with my son to the University Market in Charles Village. And whose face did I see beaming from the television monitor but that of our own Gov. Martin O’Malley, arguing with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, and former potential Romney running mate, on Meet the Press.

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