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State Democratic Convention at DCU Center in Worcester. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts Democrats Narrow Governor Field To 3

Massachusetts Democrats have narrowed their choice for governor to three, with state Treasurer Steven Grossman topping the balloting among delegates Saturday and Attorney General Martha Coakley narrowly edging out former federal health care administrator Don Berwick.

06/14/2014

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Massachusetts Democrats Begin State Convention

Thousands of Democratic activists from across the state gathered Friday for the start of the party’s nominating convention.

06/13/2014

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Democrats Debate Issues Days Before Convention

The five Democratic candidates for governor all agree that Massachusetts is on the right track but acknowledge there are problems in state government that need to be fixed.

06/10/2014

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GOP’s Baker Backs Minimum Wage Hike, Tax Credits

Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker is backing an increase in the state’s minimum wage to $10.50 per hour, but says it should be coupled with tax breaks for individuals and small businesses.

06/09/2014

Warren Tolman is running for attorney general. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Warren Tolman, Candidate For AG

The upcoming election for the attorney general’s seat and Safe Communities, were some of the topics Jon Keller covered Sunday.

06/08/2014

Maura Healey, candidate for Attorney General. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Maura Healey, Candidate For Attorney General

The upcoming election for the attorney general’s seat was one of the topics Jon Keller covered Sunday.

06/01/2014

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Few Challengers For Mass. Legislature

Candidates for nearly half of the seats in the 200-member Massachusetts Legislature are facing no opposition in this year’s election.

05/29/2014

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Keller @ Large: Congressman Stephen Lynch

The politics of Russia and Benghazi were some of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday.

05/25/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Democrat Rival Calls For Probe Of Coakley Campaign Expenses

State Treasurer Steven Grossman suggested Thursday that the state inspector general review what he said was Coakley’s “failure to reimburse taxpayers in an appropriate and timely fashion.”

05/22/2014

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Governor Patrick Signs Early Voting Bill Into Law

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill allowing early voting up to 11 days before Election Day, making Massachusetts the 33rd state to embrace early voting.

05/22/2014

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