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Former DNC head Perez ‘taking a look at’ Maryland governor bid

Plus; Former Obama administration official launches bid for governor; Fire and Rescue captain charged after massage parlor sting

Former DNC head Perez ‘taking a look at’ Maryland governor bid

Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez of Takoma Park, a former Montgomery County Council member, is considering a run for Maryland governor in 2022.

“I live here in Maryland,” he told liberal podcaster Bill Press in an episode of Press’ show, “The Bill Press Pod.” “Our current incumbent [governor] is term-limited. [I’m] taking a look at that; we’ll see what happens.” [Politico]

Former Obama administration official launches bid for governor

Ashwani K. Jain, a former Obama administration official who ran unsuccessfully for Montgomery County Council in 2018, announced Wednesday night that he plans to seek the Democratic nomination for governor next year.

Jain, 31, is making an expressly generational appeal for votes. [Maryland Matters]

Fire and Rescue captain charged after massage parlor sting

A captain with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service is accused of paying for sexual favors at a massage parlor, according to court documents.

Michael Glazier, 54, of Knoxville, Md., was charged with one count of prostitution-general after a police sting in March 2020 outside Massage Season in the Diamond Square Strip Mall along Bureau Drive in Gaithersburg. [WJLA]

Family heartbroken after father killed on highway while assisting in crash

After a beloved father was killed on Interstate 95 in Howard County, his family is opening up about dealing with their loss and how they would like him to be remembered.

Ismael Bonilla Reyes, 36, of Montgomery Village died after a car driving north on I-95 near Md. 32 early Tuesday morning lost control, and hit a second car, which pinned Reyes between two cars, according to Maryland State Police. [WUSA]

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