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How O'Malley's Bid Could Change the Game for Clinton

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley launched his presidential campaign Saturday in Baltimore. O'Malley has been trying to cast himself as the alternative to Hillary Clinton for Democrats who either are tired of the Clinton family or prefer a more liberal candidate, NBC News reported. O'Malley is probably the strongest person in the Democratic field to take on Clinton for the 2016 nomination, but she remains the overwhelming favorite to win. However, if one of her rivals is somehow able to win a few primaries and make Clinton work hard in the Democratic nomination process, O'Malley may be able to drum up more support. As governor, O'Malley has the kind of record of liberal accomplishments even Clinton would dream of, having signed a repeal of Maryland's death penalty, an increase in the state's minimum wage, and laws that allowed some undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses and in-state tuition at Maryland's public colleges. Click to read a full NBC analysis of O'Malley's challenge to Clinton. Read »
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Thousands of Sites Block Congress in Protest

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Student Killed by Long Beach Police: Family

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 8:57 PM

Newborn Baby Found Dead in Duffel Bag

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Martin O'Malley Launches White House Bid

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 6:21 AM

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:00 PM

We don't need revolutions, but we always need evolutions. I am being held accountable for the current storm. OK, I will shoulder it.  

— FIFA president Sepp Blatter speaking to the soccer congress before they voted for a new organization leader. The vote came only two days after top FIFA executives were arrested on corruption charges.
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Hastert Resigns From Wheaton College Board

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Woman Accused of Running Down, Killing Motorcyclist

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Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 4:11 AM

Blatter Criticizes AG Lynch, FIFA Corruption Case