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Hayes, Lierman and McCray new faces of city politics
Hayes, Lierman and McCray new faces of city politics

Cory McCray spent his 18th birthday in a Baltimore jail cell. Antonio Hayes was raised by his grandmother when his mother's drug addiction got too bad. Brooke Lierman grew up in the affluent suburbs of Montgomery County, the daughter of a renowned political family. The three 30-somethings from disparate backgrounds are the new faces of Baltimore politics. Lierman, 35, was the top voter-getter in Southeast Baltimore's 46th District in last month's Democratic primary. Hayes, 36, took in more votes that any sitting delegate in West Baltimore's 40th District — ultimately ousting incumbent Shawn Z. Tarrant. McCray, 31, defeated five challengers to join Dels. Talmadge...

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