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Hogan 'unbeatable'? Not in Maryland

Hogan 'unbeatable'? Not in Maryland

Nothing could be more energizing for Maryland Democrats than knowing The Baltimore Sun thinks we are the underdog ("Is Gov. Hogan unbeatable?" Oct. 5).

We have been written off before. Folks said we were finished after the 2002 election. GOP operatives started planning to pick off 14 Democrats in the House of Delegates and five in the Senate. A self-funding Republican challenged Sen. Barbara Mikulski. The sky was the limit for Maryland Republicans.

Then Marylanders went to the polls again.

Senator Mikulski humiliated her opponent, and John Kerry carried...