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O’Malley to forego another presidential run, endorses Beto O’Rourke instead

Photos via Martin O’Malley/Twitter and Flickr/crockodile

Several years after an ill-fated bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, former Baltimore Mayor and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced today that he won’t be running for president again, after all.

Veteran Policymaker Izzy Patoka Running for County Council

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By Peter Arnold

A policymaker in city and state political circles for the past three decades, Israel C. “Izzy” Patoka will soon launch his campaign bid for Baltimore County Council for the 2nd District. The Baltimore native is director of community development for LifeBridge Health.

J.D. Merrill, Former School Administrator and Son-In-Law of Martin O’Malley, Launches State Senate Campaign

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J.D. Merrill, a former special assistant to the chief of staff in Baltimore City Public Schools and former city schools teacher, today launched a campaign for the State Senate in District 41.

Martin O’Malley Mulling a 2020 Presidential Run: ‘I Just Might’

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Baltimore’s favorite Democratic politician hasn’t abandoned his presidential aspirations.

O’Malley Calls on Irish PM, Lawmakers to Boycott Trump’s St. Patrick’s Day Party

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In just a couple weeks, you’ll be seeing parades of green, Irish flags and maybe even green beer on tap at bars as Americans gather to celebrate their Irish heritage on St. Patrick’s Day. Down in D.C., Donald Trump plans to follow presidential tradition by hosting the Irish prime minister and Irish-American members of Congress at a St. Patrick’s Day ceremony. But if former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has his way, Trump’s ceremonial bash will see record low turnout of elected officials.

Former Gov. Martin O’Malley Blogs About Sanctuary Cities and Donald Trump


Martin O’Malley took to the internet to explain what he views as poor logic behind criticism directed at the United States’ so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.

2016: The Best in Baltimore and Maryland Political News


Given that 2016 was an election year, we knew we had a storm of political news coming toward Baltimore City and across Maryland. But even with our eyes on big potential changes in City Hall, the U.S. Capitol and the White House, many of us were still taken aback by the political zoo that was let loose in 2016. With that in mind, here are our picks for the top political stories of this past year.

Former Governor Bob Ehrlich: I’m Not Being Considered for Trump’s Cabinet



Both of Maryland’s most recent ex-governors have made headlines this week for news relating to top political positions. The first was Martin O’Malley, who today removed himself from contention to lead the Democratic Party. The second was his predecessor, Republican Bob Ehrlich, whose name has popped up in coverage of President-elect Donald Trump gradually forming cabinet.

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.