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Cardin, Hoyer call Bannon appointment 'deeply troubling'

A handful of Maryland Democrats added their voice Monday to the criticism of President-elect Donald Trump's decision to appoint Steve Bannon to a senior White House job, a selection that dominated the political discussion as the nation sought clues for how the next adminstration will address deep divisions.

Trump appointed Bannon, a Breitbart News executive, as chief strategist and senior counselor on Sunday. Bannon has been criticized by opponents for racially charged headlines and appealing to the so-called "alt-right" on the website.

"The naming of Stephen Bannon to be a senior White House strategist is deeply troubling," Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland...