Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman faced off against the state’s gun lobby director in an informal debate Thursday meant to highlight what the Democratic candidate for governor says is the failure of a party primary opponent — Attorney General Martha Coakley — to embrace tougher gun control.
After decades as a largely behind-the-scenes Democratic power broker, Steven Grossman gained his first personal political victory in 2010 when he was elected Massachusetts treasurer. Four years later, the Newton resident is banking on liberal values, deep party ties and fundraising prowess to propel him into the governor’s office.
Mark Fisher makes no apologies for being a tea party member or for his belief in a minimalist government even while running for office in a state where many Republicans prefer to stay closer to the political center.
Don Berwick is proud to tell an audience how he was once called “the second most dangerous man in America.”
Charlie Baker says he learned the art of politics around the kitchen table watching his Democratic mother and Republican father hash out the issues of the day.
Massachusetts state Treasurer Steve Grossman says his second campaign for governor has more than $1 million in the bank at the beginning of February.
SHREWSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A Shrewsbury business owner says he is seeking the Republican nomination for governor in Massachusetts. Mark Fisher, who has never sought elective office, announced his candidacy in a recent press release. […]
Attorney General Martha Coakley, who’s running for governor, admitted Friday mistakes were made regarding the handling of her campaign funds.
Attorney General Martha Coakley will announce a run for governor on Monday.
Juliette Kayyem, a former homeland security adviser at the state and national levels, has announced that she plans to run for governor of Massachusetts.