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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings joins Democratic race for Maryland governor

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings joins Democratic race for Maryland governor

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings might lack name recognition, political experience and money as she jumps into the crowded Democratic race for governor. But one thing she has in abundance is confidence.

The 46-year-old consulting firm owner, who plans to announce her candidacy Thursday via a web video, said she has the experience required to take the reins of state government from Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

“I have a Ph.D. in political science with an emphasis on public policy,” she said. “I am confident on mastering any minutiae when it comes to government and policy.”

Rockeymoore Cummings will become the eighth serious contender to join the June 26 Democratic primary...

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