Attorney General Martha Coakley is coming under increasing fire from her Democratic and Republican rivals in the governor’s race over an agreement her office hammered out with Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts’ largest hospital and physicians’ network.
Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker has taken a fundraising lead, having more than $1.1 million in his campaign as of June 30.
Attorney General Martha Coakley increased her lead in a potential general election against Republican Charlie Baker from nine percentage points in May to 13.
Democratic candidates Martha Coakley, Steve Grossman and Donald Berwick and Republican candidate Charlie Baker discussed gambling addiction, the state’s opiate crisis and other issues at a forum hosted by the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Don Berwick is claiming momentum after qualifying for the primary election and says he’s confident he can make himself better known to voters in the coming months.
Two longtime political strategists in the state — Republican John Sivolella and Democrat Susan Tracy — joined WBUR’s Morning Edition for a look at what’s next in the race.
State Treasurer Steve Grossman topped the balloting at Saturday’s party convention, winning 35 percent of delegates at the Democratic state convention in Worcester.
Two of the five Democratic candidates for governor–Juliette Kayyem and Joseph Avellone–will not be advancing to the September primary. Staff for the three other gubernatorial hopefuls, Attorney General Martha Coakley, state Treasurer Steven Grossman and former federal health care administrator Don Berwick, all confirmed that their candidates would make the primary ballot, though vote totals had not yet been announced at the Worcester gathering.
“As candidates we don’t agree on everything, but we do agree on this,” Martha Coakley, the Democratic frontrunner, says in the video.
Charlie Baker released a series of economic proposals on Monday while beginning a statewide campaign tour.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley continues to lead the field of five Democrats, taking 44 percent in a Suffolk University poll released on Boston Herald Radio.
The Massachusetts Democratic Convention looms as the biggest political test for gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley since an ill-fated U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Scott Brown more than four years ago.
Two longtime political strategists discuss the state’s upcoming governor’s race.
As a Democratic candidate for governor of Massachusetts, Kayyem hopes to bring her experience to bear on the problems facing the Bay State. She’s a former columnist for the Boston Globe, and as a former cable news terrorism expert, she’s comfortable in front of the camera. Now, she’s here in front of a microphone to talk about her vision for the state.