Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called a press conference Friday morning and made a formal announcement that she would not seek re-election and focus her attention on healing the city in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death.
Ann Romney’s appeal was critical since Gallup polls show President Obama leading women voters 50 to 42 percent.
Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) spoke from the Obama/Democratic National Convention Headquarters in Tampa on Tuesday, attacking Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s economic plan, calling Romney a “shipwrecker.”
With the weather in Tampa no longer an issue, the Maryland delegation is off to a busy start at the Republican National Convention.
The Occupy Washington protests that began last week have spread from outside the White House to the Smithsonian to the Hart Senate Office Building, where some of the protesters were arrested today after demonstrating inside.