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Maryland Democrats demand Hogan disavow Pa. candidate

Maryland Democrats demand Hogan disavow Pa. candidate

Maryland Democrats are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to rescind his endorsement of a Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania who criticized billionaire liberal donor George Soros as a “Hungarian Jew.”

State Democratic party Chairwoman Kathleen Matthews issued a statement Tuesday criticizing Hogan’s decision to align himself with Sen. Scott Wagner, a conservative supporter of President Donald J. Trump. Wagner, who represents the York area, is seeking the GOP nomination in a contested primary.

Wagner drew criticism last week after he called Soros, an American citizen, a “Hungarian Jew” who has a “hatred for America” despite earning a fortune in the United States....

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