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Republican Governors Association
What they're saying about Larry Hogan's win
What they're saying about Larry Hogan's win

Larry Hogan's win over Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown for Maryland governor was considered a surprise by many, and part of a Republican sweep across the country during the midterm election. Here's what's being said around the web about how the victory fits into the larger national political landscape.    Political prognosticator Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight website, which predicted an easy win by Brown, explains why it called the race wrong:  "What happened? First, 94 percent favorites are supposed to lose sometimes (6 percent of the time, to be exact). Hogan’s chance of winning was roughly equivalent to the chance No. 14 seed Mercer had of...