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Former Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has made a big announcement that won’t be welcome news for the Democratic Party after he told voters he is running for the U.S. Senate.
Hogan, 67, served as governor of the Old Line State from 2015 to 2023, and is the son of Lawrence Hogan, one of the state’s congressmen who served from 1969 to 1975. He was also a very popular governor during his years in office.
Being from Maryland, he was, of course, a moderate Republican, and even in his announcement he noted he is running as a middle candidate who will “stand up to both parties.”
“I am running for the United States Senate — not to serve one party — but to stand up to both parties, fight for Maryland, and fix our nation’s broken politics,” Hogan said in his campaign announcement on X.
“It’s what I did as Maryland’s governor, and it’s exactly how I’ll serve Maryland in the Senate. Let’s get back to work,” he wrote.
MAGA fans won’t be very warm to Hogan’s run for the Senate because he was an open critic of Donald Trump during Trump’s entire presidency, and even endorsed establishment-o-crat Nikki Haley for 2024.
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