"Governor O'Malley's strength is simple — he's a progressive who has 15 years of executive experience and who has actually gotten results," said Lis Smith, spokesperson for Mr. O'Malley's PAC.
Martin O'Malley faces steep climb to 2016 presidential bid →
"While they outraised us, and traditionally outraise us by a sizable amount, they also outspent the DGA by a sizable amount," DGA spokeswoman Lis Smith said. "A strategic deployment of resources beats out a big, flashy deployment of resources."
McDonnell nets record haul for GOP governors →