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NAME -- Doug Gansler.
AGE-BIRTHPLACE -- 51, Summit, New Jersey.
EDUCATION -- Bachelor's degree in economics and political science, Yale University, 1985. Law degree from University of Virginia, 1989.
EXPERIENCE -- Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1992 to 1998. Montgomery County state's attorney, 1999 to 2007. Maryland attorney general, 2007-present.
FAMILY -- Married, two sons.
QUOTE -- "There's not a Marylander I come across that doesn't talk about the tax structure and how we're not competitive with other states."
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