Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland and current 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, has unveiled a key element of his campaign agenda. In light of recent missteps in his campaign's handling of nationwide protests surrounding the tenuous relationship between urban communities and law enforcement, O'Malley is hitting the reset button. Show More Summary
Uber executives love to compare themselves to civil rights leaders. Because there’s nothing closer to being Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King than being a millionaire CEO. But despite this, one might argue that said Uber executives actually are analogous to figures in the civil rights movement–for instance Orval Faubus and George Wallace: But there […]
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley became the first Democratic presidential candidate to make a campaign stop in Puerto Rico this year as part of an effort to woo Latino voters. He met Saturday with local legislators and residents to talk about their concerns as the U.S. Show More Summary
BLOGGER BOOK PLUG: Charlie Martin writes to recommend Lilith Rises by Terry Lacy.
Glenn Martin knows exactly the kind of difference getting an education can make for a person behind bars. When Martin was 23, he was sentenced to six years in prison for robbery. That time, he told TIME on Friday, was arguably the lowest point in his life. But a meeting he had with a correction’s…
"Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s campaign is off to a slow start. Six weeks after announcing his candidacy, he’s still trying to shore up his base: Mrs. O’Malley." -- NewsBusted anchor Jodi Miller.
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If this is your heritage, your heritage is hateful. Early Thursday morning, at least four Confederate flags were placed around Atlanta's Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, home of Dr. Martin Luther King and one of the most important monuments to the civil rights movement in the nation. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee today, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey put some daylight between himself and the Commander in Chief on the question of our options with Iran. President Obama, of course, serves up the choice as between the Iran deal (ineffective) or war (not gonna do it). Show More Summary
WHY DO GOVERNMENT SERVICES SO OFTEN SUCK SO BADLY, Charlie Martin asks: With the IRS, we can imagine lots of reasons that the number of calls answered is so low. (I personally like the theory that the IRS is pissed about being caught in the IRS scandals, but I don’t actually know.) Look at the […]
A US-led raid on the compound housing the Islamic State's "chief financial officer" produced evidence that Turkish officials directly dealt with ranking ISIS members, Martin Chulov of the Guardian reported recently. The officer killed...Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that five of the presidential candidates have ties to the Pittsburgh area: Rick Santorum, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Martin O’Malley and Carly Fiorina. “President James Buchanan is the only Pennsylvanian to hold the office, but with [...]
Martin O’Malley will become the first 2016 Democratic presidential candidate to campaign in Puerto Rico, his campaign said Tuesday, with the woes of the debt-strapped U.S. territory becoming an issue in the contest for the White House. The former Maryland governor, who has been angling to demonstrate a commitment to Latino issues, is scheduled to […]
Former Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland made the comments on Concord News Radio in New Hampshire, as he discussed his views about reining in Wall Street excesses in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
Yesterday my colleague Martin Beckford had a tremendous scoop in the Mail on Sunday. As usual, we had several such scoops, so his was not on the front but prominently displayed on page 5, a right-hand page (these catch...
The Black Lives Matter movement has accomplished this past week one of the things it does best: Expose how clumsy major politicians can be when they talk about race. Last weekend, activists upstaged former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) and Sen. Show More Summary
If parts of the Constitution don't fit your argument, just forget they exist: Entitled "State school fund," Article IX, Section 6 provides: The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States toShow More Summary
What a disgrace. A Labor party that damns Martin Ferguson is not worth a damn cracker: [Labor’s national] conference has carried a…
The super PAC backing Democratic candidate Martin O’Malley raised $289,000 in its first month, an official said, the lowest haul of any presidential super PAC that has so far reported its totals.
A super PAC supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley says it will report having raised $289,000 during its first month -- a relative pittance compared to the multi-million dollar efforts by outside groups backing other candidates, including party frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton. Show More Summary