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Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser

Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan reinforced his vow of bipartisanship while also signaling a potential fight with Democrats over mass transit as he announced more staff appointments Tuesday.

Hogan said a prominent Baltimore Democrat, former Del. Keiffer Mitchell, will oversee some of his legislative initiatives — including a proposal to expand access to charter schools in Maryland.

Mitchell, a former City Council member and scion of an eminent political family, was named a special adviser to Hogan. Mitchell said he considered himself "a testament" to the Republican governor-elect's promise to work with Democrats.

But Hogan also declared, in introducing his choice...

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