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Md. Gov. O’Malley touts Gov. McDonnell for vice president, kind of


Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Pressed by host David Gregory about McDonnell’s potential value to a Romney ticket, O’Malley said of McDonnell: “Oh, I don’t know. I think he’s a very skilled leader, and he does an able job as the head of the Republican Governors Association.”

The Sunday show was the latest in a string of faceoffs between McDonnell and O’Malley, who is chairman of the dueling Democratic Governors Association. Both party leaders largely stuck to their talking points when asked about the performance of the economy and the strengths and weaknesses of their preferred presidential candidates.

Read the full post at the Maryland Politics blog

John Wagner is a political reporter covering the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.

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