Friday, August 16, 2013

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger Still Weighing Run for Governor, Decries Negativity Between Brown & Gansler

Last April, Maryland Juice published an exclusive interview with Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, who told our readers he was weighing a run for Maryland Governor in 2014. Today, The Washington Post reports that Ruppersberger is still weighing a run, and his comments highlight that he sees an opportunity given the recent negative turn in the race (excerpt below):
WASHINGTON POST: U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) said Friday that he is still considering running for governor of Maryland and decried the “negativity” that has emerged between the two leading candidates.

“Whatever I do, I’m going to make my decision in the fall,” Ruppersberger said in an interview here, where he is attending the annual summer conference of the Maryland Association of Counties.... “This negativity out there that’s started already, I don’t believe in that,” Ruppersberger said.

More on the Maryland governor's race soon!

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