Hillary Clinton's domination of the Democratic presidential preference polls is undeniable, but that isn't stopping Vice President Joe Biden, Howard Dean, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Amy Klobuchar from testing the waters. While these prospective candidates gauge the viability of competing against Clinton, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley seems to have made up his mind to run—and that's bad news for the adversaries of Islamism.

"By the end of this year, we're on course to have a body of work that lays the framework of the candidacy for 2016," O'Malley told a group of reporters.

Obviously, it's an uphill climb for O'Malley. The latest Rasmussen poll has Clinton with 63% of the Democratic vote, followed by Biden with 12%. Only 2% choose O'Malley (tied with former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa), but he still has low name recognition.

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