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GOP's Baker Wins Support From Democrat Reilly

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Republican Charles Baker is picking up campaign support from a high-profile Democrat: former Attorney General Tom Reilly.

Reilly was appearing with a raft of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care employees outside the Statehouse at midday Thursday to rebut criticism of the health insurer's turnaround while Baker led the company.

Reilly approved a deal in the 1990s placing the company into receivership. Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick and running mate Timothy Murray have labeled it a bailout.

Reilly lost the 2006 Democratic gubernatorial primary to Patrick and has largely avoided politics since.

This program aired on October 14, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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