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Author, entrepreneur, Clinton adviser Alec Ross announces bid for governor

Author, entrepreneur, Clinton adviser Alec Ross announces bid for governor

Alec Ross, a best-selling author, entrepreneur and former adviser to Hillary Clinton, announced Wednesday he will run for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in the 2018 election.

Ross, 45, of Baltimore, is the first Democrat to announce a bid in what is expected to be a crowded field of gubernatorial challengers.

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, Rep. John Delaney, former Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, state Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr., former NAACP executive director Benjamin Jealous and former Venable chairman James Shea also are exploring runs.

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