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State Treasurer Steve Grossman. (WBZ-TV)

Democratic Stalwart Grossman Eyes Governor’s Job

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.

03/15/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Aims To Be First Woman Elected As Mass. Governor

When Martha Coakley graduated from law school, her father gave her a plaque that read “sometimes the best man for the job is a woman.” She’s spent the past several decades trying to prove him right.

03/01/2014

Don Berwick (WBZ-TV)

Berwick Stresses Health Care In Race For Mass. Governor

Don Berwick is proud to tell an audience how he was once called “the second most dangerous man in America.”

02/22/2014

Joe Avellone (D) Candidate for governor. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Governor Hopeful Avellone Banking On Business Experience

BOSTON (AP) — Positioning himself a political outsider, Joseph Avellone is counting on his business background and moderate stance on fiscal issues to propel him from relative obscurity and into contention with higher-profile candidates in […]

02/08/2014

Steve Grossman (WBZ-TV)

Grossman’s Campaign For Governor Reports $1 Million In Bank

Massachusetts state Treasurer Steve Grossman says his second campaign for governor has more than $1 million in the bank at the beginning of February.

02/01/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Pushes Minimum Wage Hike, Sick Time In Chamber Of Commerce Speech

Attorney Martha Coakley is calling for a hike in the minimum wage, universal pre-kindergarten and earned sick time for all Massachusetts workers as she stumps for the Democratic nomination for governor.

01/23/2014

Baker/Coakley

Baker, Coakley Make Early Campaign Stops

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker is planning to make his first campaign stop since announcing his candidacy two weeks ago.

09/18/2013

Gubernatorial candidate Steve Grossman, center, talks politics at the Democratic Party's 2013  convention on Saturday, July 13.

Democrats Focus On Potential Candidates For Massachusetts Governor At Convention

Democrats from across Massachusetts gathered Saturday for their annual convention in Lowell to set a party platform, yet the real focus was on potential candidates for next year’s governor’s race.

07/13/2013

Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray (Photo: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Tim Murray Will Not Run For Governor

Lt. Governor Tim Murray says he has decided not to run for governor in 2014, according to The Statehouse News Service.

01/18/2013

Gov. Patrick and Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren talk to reporters Nov. 8, 2012.  (Photo: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

(Photo: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Eyes Turn To Future Of Governor And Senate Races

The Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren lawn signs are still dotting the landscape, but in politics-obsessed Massachusetts, speculation is already turning to the next election — or two.

11/11/2012

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