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Two angling for Democratic nomination meet in debate

Two angling for Democratic nomination meet in debate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur called for tightening of Maryland's laws on long guns Thursday night in the wake of the shotgun attack that took three lives at The Mall in Columbia Saturday.

Her proposal came as the Montgomery County delegate met Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler at a forum that drew two-thirds of the Democratic field in the 2014 race for governor to the giant Leisure World senior complex in Montgomery County. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, whose father died earlier in the day, did not attend.

Mizeur called for regulating shotguns and rifles with the same, tougher rules applied to handguns. In the wake of themall shooting by a 19-year-old who...