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Gansler hires new campaign manager

Gansler hires new campaign manager

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has hired a new campaign manager to run his yet-to-be launched bid for governor.

Matthew "Mudcat" Arnold took over the campaign this week, replacing veteran strategist Carrie Glenn, an Obama field organizer from Montana who recently left the Gansler campaign for health reasons, the campaign said.

Arnold, a Mississippi native who goes by his nickname, has no shortage of liberal and grassroots bonefides. 

In 2012 Arnold, led the liberal political action committee CREDO, which aimed to defeat Tea Party incumbents in Congress. The super PAC's website said that year the organization played "a major role...