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.
One of the candidates for governor is talking about why we shouldn’t take a gamble on casinos and how we can make up for all the money casinos are promising to bring here. Jon Keller talks to Don Berwick on this week’s Keller at Large.
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. […]