O'Malley to welcome Congressional Dems to MD
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House Democratic Whip, said O’Malley was invited because of his new role as the head of the Democratic Governors Association, a position he may use in the next year (or two) to expand his national profile. Also, Hoyer noted, Maryland is hosting the event. His role will include welcoming the representatives.
The Cambridge speech will be short, and is set for Jan. 20 at the Democratic Caucus Issues Conference, will give O’Malley a rare chance to rub shoulders with many of the country’s top Congressional Democrats and build relationships that could be helpful down the road. O’Malley is term limited.
Hoyer said that O’Malley is “getting respect around the country” for his 14-point victory in a year where Democrats faired poorly at ballot boxes.
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