Tag: inauguration

Blog: O’Malley walks the line

As expected at his inaugural celebration Wednesday night in Baltimore’s 5th Regiment Armory, Martin O’Malley took the stage as his alter-ego, the leader of the O’Malley’s March band.

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made a cameo appearance in a piece of mock persuasion to give the governor to pick up his guitar.

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Blog: Moving “forward” a dozen times

Gov. Martin O’Malley used the word “forward” in his inaugural speech a dozen times.

That number was of some interest to the State House press corps. WYPR reporter Joel McCord had created a pool in which reporters guessed the number of times the gov would use one of his most repeated words from the campaign. “We move Maryland forward, not backward,” the Democratic chief executive would proclaim on the campaign trail.

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