Lauded as a progressive leader by the activist base of the Democratic Party, outgoing Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is increasingly mentioned as a potential presidential candidate. Among other accomplishments O'Malley helped lead the push for his state’s “Dream Act” that gave undocumented college students in-state tuition, and led Maryland to be one of the first states to recognize same sex marriages. Are O'Malley's progressive politics a roadmap for the Democratic Party in a post-Obama world?
The Institute of Politics hosted Gov. O’Malley to explore the state of the Democratic Party, the future of the progressive movement as the 2016 presidential cycle begins, and his accomplishments as a two-term governor.
Video available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4xgWpjKvKE