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Anthony Brown jumps back into politics
Anthony Brown jumps back into politics

With pundits still chattering about why his last campaign ended in a stunning defeat, former Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown announced Thursday that he is running for Congress. The 53-year-old Democrat's decision to jump back into politics four months after losing the governor's race sparked a raging debate among Maryland's political class: How could Brown's move for redemption shape one of the most competitive congressional primaries in the state? "We were a little surprised it came so soon," said Brown's successor, Republican Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford. "Maybe he's clearing the field? It will be interesting to watch." Brown is running for the...