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Mikulski Backs Clinton Instead of O’Malley

March 6th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is having difficulty gaining any traction as he contemplates running for president in a Democratic primary likely to include Hillary Rodham Clinton. Little known outside his home state, O'Malley has yet to gain much momentum in a hypothetical matchup against Clinton, who has a network of super PACs already working on her behalf and much of the party's establishment eagerly waiting for her to announce her candidacy. Another blow came this week when retiring Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski said she won’t support O’Malley’s presidential bid. O'Malley has deep ties to Mikulski. While in law school, he served as field director on her first Senate campaign in 1986 and his mother Barbara has worked as a receptionist in Mikulski's Washington office since 1987. Yet the senator has already endorsed Clinton…                                            


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