After a long standoff, Maryland’s incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger, former NAACP President Ben Jealous, agreed Thursday to a single debate hour-long debate on Sept. 24.
It’s been years in coming and tomorrow, Maryland’s gerrymandering case that’s been making its way through the courts, ends up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Congressional lines were re-drawn between 2010 and 2011 by state legislative leaders–all Democrats. Soon after some residents of the state’s Sixth Congressional District filed suit. Opponents claimed that the congressional lines had been gerrymandered by the Democrats, violating their First Amendment rights and reducing the chances for a Republican to be elected from that district.
New presidential campaign fundraising totals were released last week that show Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders continue to dominate former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley in the money race. The third quarter numbers revealed some trends – most of them discouraging – of the O’Malley campaign.
Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley faced-off against Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the first Democratic Presidential Debate
For weeks, former-Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has been aggressively pressuring the Democratic National Committee to allow more than six presidential primary debates, a move that gained some traction last week when two top party officials publicly criticized the debate schedule.
Maryland boasts a “strong economic foundation” but it needs to address a “triple bottom line”–economic, social and environmental challenges–to enjoy long-term economic prosperity, according to a report released Thursday by The University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth.
During Gov. Larry Hogan’s first State of the State speech this week, he spent way more time talking about the state budget and taxes than his predecessor Gov. Martin O’Malley.
Outgoing Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley expressed gratitude and a sentiment for history Friday morning as he presented the restoration progress of the Old Senate Chamber in the Maryland State House in Annapolis.
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.