Gov. Larry Hogan surprised nobody Tuesday by formally endorsing Del. Kathy Szeliga, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, as both skipped the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Hogan and Szeliga, who represents Baltimore and Harford counties, held a news conference outside McGarvey's restaurant in Annapolis after holding a private meeting there with Armed Forces veterans.
The governor has been openly supportive of Szeliga since she won the April 26 Republican primary, but Tuesday's gathering was their first joint political event since then. She faces Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen in the November election.
Hogan praised Szeliga as a tough lawmaker, a...