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CHELSEA: Martha Coakley lanzó su campaña en español en Tito's Bakery

La candidata a la gobernación de Massachusetts, Martha Coakley, visitó la ciudad de Chelsea este lunes para reunirse con líderes latinos en la conocida pastelería local Tito’s Bakery. Read More...


Reprehensible anti-Coakley ad

The TV ad from a superPAC supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Baker that lays the deaths of children under the care of the troubled Department of Children’s Services on Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is loathsome even by superPAC standards. Baker, while clucking distastefully at its tone, has not disavowed it, as he should. Read More...


Coakley boosts sick-leave question

The stories she would hear would break her heart. And they were not rare, Lorena Gonzalez said. “I’m a single mom,” Gonzalez said. “The stories that got to me the most were from women who were raising children on their own. “They were working at jobs without paid sick time. They had to chose between having to leave a 7-year-old who was sick alone at home all day and not being able to pay their bills or maybe losing their job.” Read More...


Martha Coakley, black leaders rally for supporters

Martha Coakley, the Democratic nominee for governor, and a roster of black politicians energized a raucous crowd of the attorney general’s supporters Sunday night at a rally in Roxbury meant to reaffirm her commitment to minority communities. Among the speakers were Governor Deval Patrick, City Councilors Tito Jackson and Ayanna Pressley, and state Representative Gloria L. Fox. Patrick in particular received a rock star’s reception from the crowd of more than 100. Read More...


Democratic leaders rally Support for Coakley, party slate

"Democrats have a record to run on. For their 16 years of governor, Republicans have a record to run from." The group threw their support behind Martha Coakley and Steve Kerrigan for the executive offices and a Democratic ticket including Deborah Goldberg for treasurer; Maura Healey for attorney general; William Galvin for the secretary of the commonwealth; Suzanne Bump for auditor; and on the federal level, Edward Markey for U.S. Senate. There are also a series of unopposed races. Read More...


Republican Charlie Baker, in new gov. campaign ad, takes credit for welfare improvements during time on Beacon Hill; numbers tell less cheerful story

BOSTON – Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker has released a new television ad claiming he was personally responsible for lowering the number of families on welfare, and creating new jobs during his time on Beacon Hill. Read More...


Democrat Coakley unveils higher education proposal

Democratic candidate for governor Martha Coakley says she wants to make higher education more affordable. Coakley unveiled a plan Thursday aimed at students who want to attend community college and can't cover the expense with traditional financial aid. Under Coakley's plan, the state would cover the balance of the tuition. Read More...


Lt. governor candidate Kerrigan visits Lawrence

Steve Kerrigan, the Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, learned about Lawrence's small businesses Thursday morning on a walk through South Union Street. "I've heard some great success stories today," Kerrigan said. Read More...


In Hudson, Patrick applauds downtown growth

Standing on a block of Main Street once filled with dark and dormant storefronts Thursday, Gov. Deval Patrick marveled at the economic growth and vibrancy of downtown Hudson. Read More...


Coakley Pledges $225M In New Student Aid

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley campaigned Thursday with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren around the idea of making college more affordable, shifting her focus on the trail from early education to higher education. Read More...

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