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O’Malley Leaving Positive Impression on Democrats in Key States

O’Malley Leaving Positive Impression on Democrats in Key States

O’Malley, who has said he’s seriously considering a run for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, has been traversing Iowa and other key states in recent months, shaking hands with local Democrats who can help raise his profile.

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Gov. Martin O’Malley Tracker

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Gov. Martin O’Malley Tracker

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has traveled coast-to-coast over the past year, campaigning preliminarily for a potential 2016 presidential bid and, in some cases, donating to politicians in influential states within five days of visiting.

Maryland and Virginia Organizations Team Together to Push for Latin Immigrants to Vote

Maryland and Virginia Organizations Team Together to Push for Latin Immigrants to Vote

CASA de Maryland teams up with other organizations to urge Latin Americans to register to vote in the upcoming elections to improve immigrant rights in the community.

Two Dozen Holding ‘Most Misunderstood’ Job Meet Weeks Before Election

Two Dozen Holding ‘Most Misunderstood’ Job Meet Weeks Before Election

Sixteen of the 24 registers of wills are running for re-election unopposed this November. They are all gathering in Ocean City this week for the biannual conference of the Registers of Wills Association.

Some Members of Maryland Delegation Push for Limits on Mission in Iraq and Syria

Some Members of Maryland Delegation Push for Limits on Mission in Iraq and Syria

Some members of Maryland’s congressional delegation want to guarantee that American troops will not get involved in a ground war in Syria and Iraq.

Sen. Cardin Holds Briefing with Civil Rights Leaders on Racial Profiling Bill

Sen. Cardin Holds Briefing with Civil Rights Leaders on Racial Profiling Bill

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin convenes with civil rights leaders to talk about the End Racial Profiling Act.

Maryland Campaign-Finance Complaints Stack Up as Election Day Nears

Maryland Campaign-Finance Complaints Stack Up as Election Day Nears

The Maryland State Board of Elections has received more than a dozen complaints of campaign finance violations since the beginning of the year.

Gov. O’Malley Asks Hispanic Lawyers For Help With State’s Refugee Children

Gov. O’Malley Asks Hispanic Lawyers For Help With State’s Refugee Children

Martin O'Malley addressed a crowded ballroom at The Hispanic National Bar Association, asking for their help providing legal representation for the state's refugees from Central America.

Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Environmentalists will seek to free up state funds for renewable energy resources by excluding “black liquor” from the list of renewable energy sources eligible for state subsidies, after an effort to do so failed this year.

Video: Maryland Marijuana Decriminalization Explained

Video: Maryland Marijuana Decriminalization Explained

Possessing small amounts of marijuana will not be a criminal offense in Maryland after Oct. 1.