At the annual meeting for the Clinton Global Initiative, O’Malley appears on stage with Bill Clinton to announce O’Malley’s involvement with a project of CGI called the Mid-Atlantic Infrastructure Exchange (MAX). Clinton praises O’Malley as “a terrific governor of Maryland” and notes his education reforms in particular [remarks related to O’Malley begin around 5:00 in the video]:
Maryland at least twice during [O’Malley’s] two-term tenure has been voted the best run state in the country.
The former president predicts O’Malley’s lieutenant governor will succeed him:
Showing that the people of Maryland like where they’re going and believe in what they’re doing.