Martin O'Malley

What Happened In Iowa

Feb 3, 2016


Fraser Smith and Melissa Deckman, of Washington College's political science department, analyze what happened to former Gov. Martin O'Malley in Iowa.

A Debateable Performance

Nov 20, 2015


Fraser Smith and Melissa Deckman, chair of the political science department at Washington College, discuss Martin O'Malley's performance in the second Democratic presidential primary debate and its effect on his chances in Iowa.

Will He Stay Or Will He Go?

Oct 28, 2015


Fraser Smith and John Fritze, of the Baltimore Sun's Washington Bureau, wonder how much longer former Governor Martin O'Malley stays in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Democrats, Debate, Republicans And Polls

Oct 23, 2015


Just hours before Vice President Joe Biden announced he would not run for president, Fraser Smith and Dr. Mileah Kromer, of the Goucher Poll, talk about the effect Biden would have on the race, the first Democratic debate and the surge of Republican Dr. Ben Carson.

Erasing O'Malley

Oct 14, 2015


Fraser Smith and Bryan Sears, of the Daily record, talk about Governor Larry Hogan's efforts to remove the vestiges of eight years of former Governor Martin O'Malley.

IMP: O'Malley Poll Numbers Low At Home, Too

Oct 7, 2015


Fraser Smith and Dr. Mileah Kromer, of the Goucher Poll, discuss the latest numbers in the Democratic presidential primary. They show that former Governor Martin O'Malley is trailing as badly in Maryland as in the rest of the nation.

IMP: The Latest Polling In Iowa

Aug 26, 2015

Fraser Smith and Mileah Kromer, of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College, discuss the latest polling from Iowa and what that means for Governor Martin O'Malley's presidential chances.

IMP: What Are O'Malley's Chances? Really

Aug 21, 2015

    Fraser Smith and Todd Eberly, of St. Mary's College political science department, discuss former Governor Martin O'Malley's chances in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.


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Martin O’Malley is expected to launch his campaign for president on Federal Hill tomorrow morning. The former Maryland Governor and Baltimore Mayor has been positioning himself over the as a progressive David to challenge the Goliath that is a Hillary Clinton campaign. It’s a record some progressives in the state dispute.

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Until last month, part of the narrative surrounding Martin O’Malley was that he was the generally successful mayor of a big city; a mayor whose so-called ‘zero-tolerance’ or ‘broken windows’ approach to policing led to an overall drop in murders.

Then the riots happened.

Towson University assistant professor of political science John Bullock says that tough-on-crime approach under O’Malley damaged the relationship between some residents and police.