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Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move

Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move

Wherever Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler goes, he is followed by a 27-year-old former rocket scientist with a video camera and a tripod.

Since April, Gansler has been tailed at news conferences and policy summits, along parade routes, at coffee shops, in restaurants and around college campuses. Every public comment and nearly every conversation afterward has been recorded by full-time political tracker Jeff Moring and sent back to the campaign headquarters of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Gansler's chief rival in the Democratic primary for governor.

"He has a job to do, and his job is to ruin us," said Gansler campaign manager Matthew "Mudcat"...