- Hogan defied odd by becoming governor of blue state Maryland in 2016 and also won a second term in 2020.
- Hogan won in large part because voters were tired of tax imposed by preceding Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat who ran unsuccessfully ran for president in 2016.
“It was a tough decision, but I have decided that I will not be a candidate for the Republican nomination for president,” Hogan told CBS News’ “Face the Nation.”
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