Sunday, February 19, 2006

O'Malley opposes ports deal

From the AP, via The Baltimore Sun:
Firm sues to block ports takeover by Arab company -
Baltimore mayor O'Malley calls deal 'outrageous, reckless'

... Martin O'Malley of Baltimore, on Saturday harshly criticized the president's approval of the ports deal as an "outrageous, reckless and irresponsible decision" and urged the White House to reconsider the sale. Baltimore is one of the affected ports, and O'Malley is co-chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Task Force on Homeland Security. O'Malley also is running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Maryland.

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