August 26th, 2012
12:02 PM ET
2 years ago

O'Malley: GOP is an 'exclusive' party

(CNN) – Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Sunday chastised Mitt Romney for his birth certificate joke, adding that the comment was reflective of a wider dilemma the Democratic governor sees within the GOP.

"I think that their party in fact is a party that has a problem ... with being an exclusive party," O'Malley said on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Filed under: 2012 • Martin O'Malley • Mitt Romney • Republicans
O'Malley: Obama visit would have nationalized Wisconsin race
June 5th, 2012
05:24 PM ET
2 years ago

O'Malley: Obama visit would have nationalized Wisconsin race

(CNN) – The Wisconsin recall election of Republican Gov. Scott Walker has garnered national political attention, but the chairman of the Democratic Governor Association said Tuesday that if President Barack Obama had visited the state, he would have brought the race to yet another level of national scrutiny.

The President did not visit Wisconsin to campaign on behalf of his fellow Democrat, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, in the recall election held Tuesday. DGA chairman Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley O'Malley made the remarks in an interview for CNN's "John King, USA."
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Filed under: 2012 • Martin O'Malley • President Obama • Scott Walker • Tom Barrett • Wisconsin
Gingrich's presidential advice: Raise money
May 27th, 2012
01:52 PM ET
2 years ago

Gingrich's presidential advice: Raise money

Washington (CNN) – Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich offered Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley some advice Sunday on running for president.

"Raise a lot of money," Gingrich told the rising Democrat on NBC's "Meet the Press." "It's the entry level problem. You've got to be prepared."
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Filed under: 2012 • 2016 • Martin O'Malley • Newt Gingrich
February 5th, 2012
01:23 PM ET
3 years ago

O’Malley: ‘Too much hyperventilating’ over contraception controversy

(CNN) - Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland said Sunday that critics of a new federal health policy are overreacting to a statute that requires religious institutions to pay for contraceptives in their health insurance plans.

“There has been a little bit too much hyperventilating over this issue,” O’Malley said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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O’Malley advocates balance, blasts ‘Tea Party Republicans’
November 6th, 2011
11:23 AM ET
2 years ago

O’Malley advocates balance, blasts ‘Tea Party Republicans’

Washington (CNN)-Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Sunday previewed the Democratic strategy for President Barack Obama’s re-election next year, saying that voters will choose the candidate “who’s earnest, who’s committed and who’s working hard on the things they care about.”

During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” O’Malley conceded that “none of us is very happy with the state of the economy,” and the question facing voters is “whether the economy is becoming better?”
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Filed under: 2012 • 2016 • Content Partner • Economy • Martin O'Malley • Mitch McConnell • President Obama • TV-State of the Union
Governors disagree on labor standoff
March 1st, 2011
08:39 AM ET
4 years ago

Governors disagree on labor standoff

Washington (CNN) - Two state governors disagreed Tuesday on whether the ongoing labor standoff in Wisconsin constituted 'union bashing.'

Appearing on CNN's American Morning, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, framed the debate in Wisconsin as a matter of fairness.
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Filed under: Martin O'Malley • Rick Scott
Christie steps up war of words with Maryland's O'Malley
February 26th, 2011
04:51 PM ET
4 years ago

Christie steps up war of words with Maryland's O'Malley

Washington (CNN) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie escalated the recent war of words between himself and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Saturday, accusing O'Malley of using the feud to elevate his national profile.

O'Malley, a Democrat, has criticized Christie's confrontational and headline-grabbing governing style, calling it a "stand-up routine" and accusing the Republican of being "abusive towards public employees." He has also called Christie a hypocrite over his tough budget talk for skipping a $3 billion payment into the state's pension fund and allowing New Jersey property taxes to increase.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Martin O'Malley
Ambitious governors shift political power, focus to states
February 25th, 2011
01:08 PM ET
4 years ago

Ambitious governors shift political power, focus to states

Washington (CNN) - The battle over union rights in Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana has dramatically shifted the budget debate from Capitol Hill to the states, almost overshadowing the threat of a government shutdown in Washington next week.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker garnered national attention as one of a handful of Republican governors emboldened by the midterm elections who now are trying to enact ambitious but controversial cost-cutting measures.

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Filed under: Chris Christie • Jack Markell • John Kasich • Martin O'Malley • Nikki Haley • Rick Scott • Scott Walker
Gov. O'Malley preparing for next election cycle
December 1st, 2010
03:43 PM ET
4 years ago

Gov. O'Malley preparing for next election cycle

Washington (CNN) - The incoming chairman of the Democratic Governors Association says he's preparing for the upcoming election cycle.

Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland Wednesday was formally elected to take over as head of the DGA, as he met with other Democratic governors and governors-elect.
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Filed under: DGA • Martin O'Malley
November 30th, 2010
06:07 PM ET
4 years ago

O'Malley to take over as DGA chairman

Washington (CNN) - Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will be named Wednesday as the incoming head of the Democratic Governors Association, a Democratic source confirms to CNN.

O'Malley, who won re-election earlier this month to a second term by a double digit margin over former Republican Gov. Bob Ehrlich, is expected to be formally announced as incoming chairman at a meeting of a dozen Democratic governors and governor-elects here in the nation's capitol. A release from the DGA says the governors will discuss "the challenges and opportunities for Democrats, and how we continue to move our nation forward in a fiscally responsible way to create jobs and put Americans back to work."
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