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Meet the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor

Meet the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor

Rushern Baker

Candidate: Rushern Baker, 59

Profession: lawyer

Lives in: Cheverly

Family: Married, three children

Running mate: Elizabeth Embry, 40, former chief of the attorney general’s criminal division.

Bio: Baker is a two-term Prince George’s County executive and former three-term state delegate who got his start as a community organizer. He grew up in a military family and served as a lawyer for the U.S. Army Reserves for 14 years.

Ben Jealous

Candidate: Ben Jealous, 45

Profession: Civil rights advocate, finance

Lives in:...

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