Former Prince George’s County exec Rushern Baker running for Maryland governor

Former Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is planning on running for the state’s top post.

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FOX 5 learned Thursday night that Baker plans to run for governor in 2022, after current Governor Larry Hogan has left the post.

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The Republican is widely rumored to be considering a presidential run in 2024.