Martin O’Malley Steps Closer To 2016 Presidential Run

Preparing for a presidential run already… Seems a little early, but I guess its necessary. The current campaign is still working hard on new initiatives.


Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signaled that he is moving closer to mounting a 2016 presidential campaign this weekend at the summer meeting of the National Governors Association in Milwaukee.

Speaking to reporters Saturday — 1,192 days before Election Day — while sipping a beer in the wood-paneled lobby of the Hilton hotel, the Democrat seemed excited by the possibility, speaking candidly about his ongoing preparations. “It’s going well,” he said, adding that he’s given a number of significant addresses over the past several months at universities and think tanks. “By the end of this year I think we’re on course to have a body of work that lays the framework for a candidacy in 2016.”

O’Malley also highlighted the work of his O’ Say Can You See PAC, which is supporting “like-minded candidates,” and growing his social-media presence. The political-action committee raised more than $500,000 in the first six months of 2013…

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