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Rushern Baker Launches Re-Election Campaign

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    Rushern Baker at the DNC

    Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker launched his bid for re-election Thursday.

    Baker made the announcement at the Newton White Museum Mansion on Enterprise Road in Mitchelville.

    Baker was elected county executive in 2010 and previously worked as a lawyer in the District of Columbia.

    During his term, Baker has been a vocal supporter of the effort to expand gambling in the county and successfully fought to gain more control over the county's school system.

    Rushern Baker Launches Re-Election Campaign

    [DC] Rushern Baker Launches Re-Election Campaign
    Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker launched his re-election campaign Thursday in Mitchelville.

    He has also attempted to draw more high-end businesses and development to the county.

    Baker said his next goal is to lure the F.B.I. headquarters to the county.