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Hogan refuses plea to disavow Frederick sheriff

Republican gubernatorial canidate refused a request Monday that he disavow Frederick County sheriff Charles Jenkins, just as Hogan distanced himself from a far right-wing GOP candidate for the Anne Arundel County Council. CASA de Maryland called on Hogan to withdraw his support from Jenkins, a Republican seeking re-election, after the sheriff took a trip to the U.S. border with Mexico financed by an organization that strongly advocates for tougher enforcement of immigration laws. Jenkins is known for his hard-line stance on immigration. Jenkins recently toured the border with the Federation for American Immigration Reform, a group that some critics consider a hate group with ties to...