| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors are becoming prominent voices in the fight to cut the federal deficit, warning that Capitol Hill's latest budget stalemate is causing fresh uncertainty that threatens economic progress.
State leaders attending the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Republican governors who worked to thwart much of President Barack Obama's first-term agenda are shifting gears and softening their rhetoric now that his run was extended for four more years and they're facing their own re-...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Talk of Gov. Martin O'Malley's presidential ambitions for 2016 is plentiful.
But, at this early stage, donors are not.
With three years to go before the first primaries and uncertainty about whether outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.
Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:22 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors took over statehouses across the country after the 2010 elections and immediately acted on promises to usher in a new era of budget cutting and conservative labor policies. Public backlash followed just...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:34 PM
One thing that happened in Vegas last week certainly won't stay in Vegas: The lobbyists Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone were married there before about 100 well-wishers, who included some of Maryland's top government officials — including the...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:11 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Mark Schauer is not officially a candidate for Michigan governor yet, but he sure sounds like one.
The former congressman from Battle Creek told The Associated Press on Monday that he loves his job helping...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Books -- about the War of 1812, the Chesapeake Bay and other topics -- were popular gifts to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley last year, according to his financial disclosure forms. He received nearly 90 books during the year, The Baltimore Sun's political...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will head to Denmark Wednesday night to be a on panel about "progressive governance," one of the governor's favorite topics.
O'Malley will be appearing Friday in Copenhagen alongside Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The knock on Gov. Martin O'Malley by his critics is that everything he does is an effort to pad his resume for a presumed run for president. The latest evidence: He enacted Maryland's most sweeping gun control measures in a generation, abolished the death...