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Sep 25, 2014

Hogan alleges Brown benefits from pay-to-play scheme

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said a federal probe into the state's failed health benefit exchange should be widened to include corporate donations to Democratic Party fundraising entities from businesses awarded state health care contracts.

Feb 11, 2014

Md. lawmaker wants probe of exchange procurement

A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday renewed a call for an investigation into the state's defective health care exchange with a focus on the procurement process of the exchange's board, which has approved multimillion dollar contracts.

Sep 18, 2013

O’Malley to speak at event in New Hampshire

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to speak in New Hampshire at a November dinner for the state’s Democratic Party. Lis Smith, a spokeswoman for O’Malley’s political action committee, said Wednesday the governor will be speaking at the party’s annual Jefferson Jackson dinner in Manchester. O’Malley, who is weighing a presidential bid in [&h[...]

Nov 28, 2012

Eye Opener: Prince George’s lawmakers will try bag tax again

Back from vacation rested and recharged (and a few pounds heavier), here's Wednesday's roundup of government-related news in Maryland.

Oct 3, 2012

O’Malley headed to Denver for presidential debate

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is headed to Denver to cheer on President Barack Obama in his first presidential debate with Mitt Romney. O’Malley spoke to reporters Wednesday in Annapolis before making the trip out West. The Maryland governor says he’s looking forward to watching Obama press the former Massachusetts governor about the best way […]

Aug 23, 2012

C. Fraser Smith: Will O’Malley be engaged before sweet ’16?

Gov. Martin O’Malley skipped the Maryland Association of Counties meeting last weekend, prompting critics to conclude once again that he’s disengaged from governing the state.

Aug 20, 2012

O’Malley to speak at Democratic convention

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will be a speaker at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., next month. The Democratic National Convention Committee announced additional speakers on Monday. O’Malley has a high profile in the party, frequently appearing on national television shows. O’Malley also is the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association. [...]

Jul 6, 2012

O’Malley on Sunday television — again

Gov. Martin O’Malley has quite the run going — he’s been booked on a national network’s Sunday news program four out of the last seven weeks. This Sunday, O’Malley will be on ABC’s “This Week” at 9 a.m., where he’ll tangle with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal over Friday’s less-than-stellar jobs report. Jindal is a potential […]

Jun 13, 2012

Larry Hogan: Taking care of business? Not this governor

This month marks the 35th anniversary of the final concert of Elvis Presley, who performed before 18,000 fans at Indianapolis’ Market Square Arena on June 26th, 1977. It occurred to me that there are a few similarities — and some noticeable differences — between Presley and a local aspiring political rock star planning his own […]

Jun 4, 2012

Eye Opener: O’Malley’s New England swing

The big story over the weekend was Gov. Martin O’Malley’s swing through New Hampshire and Maine in his role as chair of the Democratic Governors Association. Here’s a few stories detailing how that went, plus some casino news: The Associated Press reports that O’Malley had choice words for the Republican party at a New Hampshire […]

May 31, 2012

O’Malley says turnout will be key in Wisconsin

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is headed for Wisconsin to rally support for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in an effort to defeat Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election. O’Malley, who is chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, said Thursday that turnout will be the key to Democratic hopes in the rematch. O’Malley says the […]

Feb 24, 2012

O’Malley to hold discussion with McDonnell

WASHINGTON — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who heads the Democratic Governors Association, will take part in a conference with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who heads the Republican Governors Association. The second annual State Solutions Conference is being sponsored by Politico early Friday in Washington at the Newseum. The event is being held as the National […]

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