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Peter Franchot
Hogan defeats Brown

Republican Larry Hogan's campaign to "Change Maryland" scored a stunning upset Tuesday as he defeated Democrat Anthony G. Brown in the race for governor. "Wow. What a historic night in Maryland," an ebullient Hogan told supporters early Wednesday morning. "They said it couldn't be done here in Maryland, but together, we did it... Tonight, we have sent a loud and clear message to Annapolis that will be heard across the country." Hogan, who will become Maryland's second Republican governor in half a century, ran on a promise to curb state spending and cut taxes. He will face a Democratic-controlled legislature that may not be willing to help him....

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