Courtesy Citybizlist – Columnist Barry Rascovar, who’s been covering Maryland politics longer than anyone still in the game — 42 years — is continuing the tradition with his own website, Rascovar’s column was one of the casualties of the downsizing of the Gazette of Politics and Business, which dropped the politics, along with some staff and columns.

In an email, Rascovar said, “My plan is to post new columns once or twice a week and contribute shorter commentaries on”

In his first column, Rascovar gives his read on the governor’s race, giving an edge to U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, who he says is better known than Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and AG Doug Gansler. (Maybe just in the Baltimore area?)

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