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Baltimore lawyer Jim Shea enters Democratic race for Maryland governor

Baltimore lawyer Jim Shea enters Democratic race for Maryland governor

Baltimore attorney Jim Shea joined the increasingly crowded Democratic race for governor Thursday night, seeking to turn the Larry Hogan game plan against the incumbent Republican.

The former chairman of the law firm Venable LLP formally declared his candidacy during a fundraiser at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Shea, a former chairman of the University System of Maryland's Board of Regents, became the fourth Democrat to enter the June 26, 2018, primary contest.

"I know how to make things happen," Shea told The Baltimore Sun Thursday. "I've done it in my business. I've done it for the organizations I've led."

Superficially, the Baltimore...

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