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Mayor could face tough race for re-election, analysts predict

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake could face a tough race against at least one challenger in next year's election, political analysts say. A few months ago, many pundits considered the mayor practically unbeatable. Then rioting broke out ¿ followed by a dramatic spike in homicides.

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