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Coakley Wins Dem Primary By A Small Margin03:44


Front-runner gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker both claimed victory in primary elections Tuesday, but Coakley won by a much smaller margin than previous polls indicated. She defeated her closest opponent, state Treasurer Steve Grossman, by just six points.

WBUR's Fred Thys reports on the primary election results and the outlook for the Democratic candidate in the months leading to November's election.

This segment aired on September 10, 2014.

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