O'Malley Sets Up Political Action Committee | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

O'Malley Sets Up Political Action Committee

Play associated audio
Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to be a prominent Democratic candidate in 2016.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mdfriendofhillary/5116909665
Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to be a prominent Democratic candidate in 2016.

Maryland governor Martin O'Malley has started his own political action committee. It's being seen as another sign that he is trying to raise his profile nationally ahead of a possible campaign for president in four years.

O'Malley set up the PAC this week with the Federal Elections Commission, calling it the "O Say Can You See'' PAC.  The name comes from the first line of the Star-Spangled Banner, written by Maryland-native Francis Scott Key after the bombardment of Baltimore's Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.

PACs are used to raise money to campaign for or against political candidates, ballot initiatives or legislation. In the documents filed with the FEC, a box is checked indicating that the committee supports or opposes more than one federal candidate.

The documents list Martin Cadogan as the treasurer of O'Malley's PAC. Cadogan has served as treasurer for O'Malley's campaigns for governor and mayor of Baltimore.

NPR

Sandwich Monday: The Korean Steak Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.
NPR

Sandwich Monday: The Korean Steak Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.
WAMU 88.5

Witness List Released In McDonnell Corruption Trial

Among those on the witness list are Maureen McDonnell and the couple's three children, Sean, Rachel and Bobby.
NPR

It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks

One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating — meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one day and a test kitchen the next.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.