Politics & Government

May 9, 2014

SC politics: Maryland governor touts Sheheen

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is in South Carolina to campaign for state Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden, the Democratic candidate for governor.

Maryland governor stumps for Sheheen

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is in South Carolina to campaign for state Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden, the Democratic candidate for governor.

O’Malley had a meet-and-greet in Charleston on Friday. O’Malley and Sheheen also had a media availability scheduled.

O’Malley says in a fundraising letter sent from his political action committee that he plans to do “quite a bit” more traveling this summer to help elect Democrats nationwide.

O’Malley campaigned for Sheheen last year, when he was the keynote speaker at a convention for S.C. Democrats.

The campaign stop brings O’Malley to an early primary state. The term-limited Democrat is considering a run for the White House in 2016.

While in South Carolina, O’Malley will be attending the graduation of his daughter, Tara, from the College of Charleston.

The Associated Press

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