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Barbara Mikulski endorses Brown for Maryland governor

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to be the next governor of Maryland.

At a campaign rally Sunday in Silver Spring, Mikulski announced her support for Brown, a Democrat, and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman for lieutenant governor.

Mikulski cited her work with Brown to improve health care, reduce domestic violence and to spur job creation. In a statement released by the campaign, Mikulski says Brown is honorable, patriotic and willing to tackle tough issues.

Brown's campaign says he also has the support of Gov. Martin O'Malley, Rep. Steny Hoyer, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Rep. Donna Edwards, State Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller and others.

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