Posts Tagged ‘martin o’malley’

Pigskins Shame Spiral: Martin O’Malley

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley
Change the name? Yep.

The Needle: Down to The Wire

Tangled Wires: Gov. Martin O'Malley  had a rough go of things today during his Reddit AMA session. Our advice: When more than a dozen people ask you a question about The Wire and Tommy Carcetti, answer them! -3
Almost on Track: Starting in July, Metro says it will make scheduled track work a little more convenient to [...]

District Line Daily: D.C.’s Attendance Problem

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Last school year, about 15,000 D.C. public school students, or about 32 percent of all students, [...]

Atlantic Writer Says WTOP’s in Pepco’s Pocket, WTOP Responds: “It’s Bullshit”

Writer and Pepco customer Gregg Easterbrook lost power in Friday's derecho, and he isn't happy. In between trashing Pepco and Gov. Martin O'Malley in an article for The Atlantic, Easterbrook takes aim at D.C.'s WTOP.
With the power out, people rely on radios to get their news, Easterbrook writes, making a news radio station's role more [...]

Photo: Hello Governor

Governor Martin O'Malley, Annapolis, MD, Jan. 30.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

First, a Non-Black Homecoming Queen; Now, a Non-Black Mayor?

Fresh on the heels of all the hullabaloo on historically black Hampton University in Virginia naming its first non-black Miss HU, some in the majority-black city up I-95, Baltimore, are in a bit of a tizzy themselves over the possibility that a white person could become mayor if Sheila Dixon is convicted of a crime. [...]