Still taking baby-steps in a liberal minefield -- ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’: Re-election confirms approach, Md. governor says:
Even before he walked into the Governor’s Reception Room in Maryland’s State House, staff members and supporters were on their feet, giving Republican Larry Hogan a standing ovation.
“Thank you, thank you,” he said. “I’m really surprised to to see that kind of energy after … I know a lot of you were out very late last night!”
The first Republican governor to be re-elected in 60 years in Maryland — and who beat Democrat Ben Jealous by 16 points in a very blue state — said, “from Day One, we’ve tried to govern differently,” repeating his position of looking for the best ideas, no matter which side of the aisle they come from....