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Maryland to send two new members to the House

Maryland to send two new members to the House

Maryland will send two new lawmakers to the House of Representatives for the first time in more than a decade.

Democrat Anthony G. Brown of Prince George's County, who served as former Gov. Martin O'Malley's lieutenant governor from 2007 until last year, was elected Tuesday to represent the state's 4th Congressional District — winning a measure of political redemption after his upset loss in the gubernatorial election two years ago to Republican Larry Hogan.

In the neighboring 8th Congressional District, voters selected Democratic state Sen. Jamie Raskin of Montgomery County, an American University law professor and cancer survivor who has championed progressive causes...

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