Gansler hires new campaign manager for 2014 bid for governor

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler (D) appeared at a clam bake in Crisfield last month. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Arnold is a veteran of Democratic congressional campaigns in Texas, Ohio and Washington state, and he managed a liberal super PAC in 2012 that targeted tea party Republican members of Congress. He has also worked for the Sierra Club and MoveOn.org and as a principal in a Washington-based consulting firm.

In his LinkedIn Profile, Arnold lists his “likes” as red meat, bourbon, logic games and bar trivia. His “dislikes” include paying for parking and life without a dishwasher.

Gansler will enter a competitive Democratic primary that includes Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown (D) and Del. Heather R. Mizeur (D-Montgomery).

Though Gansler has not formally announced his bid, he has launched a statewide tour to tout his ideas for the campaign. The latest stop is scheduled for Monday in Baltimore and will focus on re-entry programs for former prisoners, according to an advisory.

 
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