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Md. gov releases greenhouse gas reduction plan

Maryland would get more energy from renewable sources and do more recycling under a long-term plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions that Gov. Martin O'Malley released Thursday. Full story

Md. officials announce summer jobs in Baltimore

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake are highlighting summer jobs for Baltimore youths. Full story

Md. gov announces $650M in transportation plans

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has announced $650 million in transportation projects in Prince George's County. Full story

Gunmakers fire back at pro-gun control politicians

   Gun maker Beretta USA says its looking to expand its operations out of Maryland after that state enacted stricter gun laws. The Up panel looks at the company’s decision not to come to West Virginia, home of one of the lawmakers pushing universal background check legislation, Sen. Joe Manchin.

What the death penalty means for Democratic party politics

   Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley pushed to have the death penalty repealed in his state, and he’s also named as a possible presidential candidate in 2016. Steve Kornacki’s panel talks about whether being against the death penalty is becoming good for Democratic party politics.

Maryland becomes latest U.S. state to abolish death penalty

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Maryland became the 18th U.S. state to abolish the death penalty on Thursday when Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill outlawing capital punishment in the state. Full story

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  ‘Madame President’ campaign re-emphasizes need for women in leadership

Chris Matthews talks with jess McIntosh from Emily’s List and Democratic strategist Steve McMahon about the new initiative from Emily’s List to put a woman in the White House.

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Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, originally seated in the front row, watches from afar as U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands after speaking at Ellicot Dredges in Baltimore
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, originally seated in the front row, watches from afar as U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands after speaking at Ellicot Dredges in Baltimore

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, originally seated in the front row, watches from afar as U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands after speaking at Ellicot Dredges in Baltimore, Maryland May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley takes a picture with his smartphone camera in Baltimore
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley takes a picture with his smartphone camera in Baltimore

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley takes a picture with his smartphone camera at photographers as he awaits the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama to speak at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore, Maryland May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley rubs noses with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace at the University of Maryland in College Park
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is greeted by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on the steps of the State House in Annapolis
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is greeted by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on the steps of the State House in Annapolis

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is greeted by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on the steps of the State House in Annapolis, Maryland, April 17, 2013. Obama watched later as O'Malley signed the Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013, a bill signing to help troops get the credentials they need to trans