Washington (CNN) – With guns back in the national spotlight after a mass shooting at Washington's Navy Yard, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will tour Maryland's largest gun manufacturer on Wednesday as part of his ongoing effort to lure businesses to his home state.
A Perry aide told CNN that the Republican governor will tour the Beretta USA facility in Accokeek, Maryland, just over the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
(CNN) – Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will endorse Cory Booker in New Jersey's special Senate election on Thursday, Democratic sources told CNN.
O'Malley, a former mayor of Baltimore, plans to cite the Newark mayor's efforts to reduce crime, attract businesses and improve education in his endorsement.
Washington (CNN) – The calendar reads May 2013, but in some ways it sure feels a lot closer to 2016.
Friday night Vice President Joe Biden keynotes a Democratic Party dinner in Columbia, South Carolina. Less than two miles away, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas headlines a Palmetto State Republican Party dinner.
(CNN) – Martin O'Malley's schedule this week will likely spur further speculation the Maryland governor could be gearing up for a presidential run.
The Democrat, whose second term ends in January 2015, spoke on the same stage as Vice President Joe Biden–another potential 2016 candidate–at an opening for the University of Baltimore's new law center Tuesday night.
(CNN) - Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland will unleash a blistering critique of his Republican counterpart in South Carolina, Nikki Haley, in remarks to a Democratic party conference in Charleston on Saturday.
O'Malley plans to attack Haley, who is up for re-election next year, as "tea party Republican" who cares more about voter ID laws than expanding health care access and education for South Carolinians, according to early excerpts of his speech provided to CNN.
(CNN) – The Maryland General Assembly voted Friday to ban the death penalty. The vote was 82 for and 56 against.
The bill now goes to Gov. Martin O'Malley's desk.
(CNN) - Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is heading to South Carolina later this month, a move that will likely fuel further speculation that the Democratic governor is considering a White House bid in 2016.
He'll headline a conference for the South Carolina Democratic Party on March 23.
(CNN) - Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to announce Monday morning that he'll push for new tough measures to reduce gun violence.
"Later this week we'll be introducing a comprehensive legislative package to prevent gun violence – that addresses guns themselves, but also entails a mental-health and school safety approach," the two-term Democratic governor will say during a speech at a gun control summit being held at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, according to a senior O'Malley adviser.
(CNN) – Democratic governors on Tuesday selected new leadership for the Democratic Governors Association. Gov. Peter Shumlin of Vermont will succeed Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley as chairman of the organization, while O'Malley becomes the group's finance chairman, the DGA announced.
Those selections and others were expected by Democratic insiders. The DGA works to recruit and support Democratic candidates for governor and assists Democratic incumbents running for re-election.