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End of the Dyson-Bohanan Political Dynasty May Signal the Advent of Replacement of Steny Hoyer

In 1974 Dyson was successful in seeking one of the three delegate seats shared by Charles and St. Mary’s Counties and led the ticket in the Democratic Primary, forever earning the animosity of then-Speaker of the House John Hanson Briscoe for piling up more votes than the Speaker in his home county.

Dyson went on to run and win the Democratic nomination for Congress just two years later and ran an unsuccessful campaign against incumbent Republican First District Congressman Bob Bauman. Bauman, a rising star in the GOP for his mastery of the rules of the House of Representatives was a thorn in the side of Speaker Tip O’Neill and Dyson’s campaign was able to attract national money to his effort, but the district was fully in Bauman’s camp

Maryland’s Landslide Larry meets the press as Governor-Elect!

Hogan told reporters a handful of times that he would not field specific questions regarding policy and tax reform right after election night, but made clear his determination to “get things done in a bipartisan fashion,” cut spending and “roll back as many of the 40 consecutive tax hikes as we can.”

Hogan is preparing a “transition team,” comprised of Republicans and Democrats, to help ease into the governor’s role. The team will be co-chaired by Jim Brady, who headed up the transition teams for past governors Parris Glendening, a Democrat, and Bob Ehrlich, a Republican; and lieutenant governor-elect Boyd Rutherford.