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Hogan defeats Brown
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. Hogan, 58, ran on a promise to curb state spending and cut taxes. He will become Maryland's second Republican governor in half a century, and will face a Democratic-controlled legislature that may not be willing to help him. Brown conceded defeat shortly after midnight. Hogan spokesman Adam Dubitsky acknowledged Maryland remains a Democratic stronghold but said voters wanted change. "It's not a realignment. It's not turning a blue state red," Dubitsky said. "It's people who are tired...

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