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Steve Grossman Shines, Martha Coakley’s Fine, and Don Berwick Whines

Steve Grossman delivered a terrific performance Wednesday evening, for what was presumably the most-watched debate of the Democratic gubernatorial primary. He was sharp and focused, […]

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Don Berwick Just Put Out a Petty New Ad

Don Berwick is out with a new TV ad featuring child versions of Martha Coakley and Steve Grossman: So here we have two generally popular Democrats, […]

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Is Steve Grossman Closing?

Steve Grossman supporters are excited about a new poll released Monday from Suffolk University and the Boston Herald, which suggests a closer Democratic primary race than […]

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The Deval Patrick Problem

Nobody on the Democratic ticket wants to criticize Deval—which is playing right into Charlie Baker’s hands.

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The Big Spenders: A Breakdown of Campaign Donations by Sector

The gubernatorial race is in full swing this month, but who is financing whom? Below, a breakdown of campaign donations by sector.

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Martha Coakley Rolls Right Along

Frank Phillips’s cover story in this week’s unfortunately named Globe Capital section is a diligent and well-executed analysis of what each of the Democratic and […]

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That Pro-Steve Grossman Ad Is Unlikely to Shake Up the Race

The big concern of some Massachusetts Democrats lately has been that “Mass Forward,” the pro-Steve Grossman Super PAC, would unleash a torrent of brutal attack […]

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With First Ad, Steve Grossman Goes (Mostly) Positive

Last week, I told you to “expect [Steve] Grossman to start spending soon” on television advertising, and the wait wasn’t long at all: he announced today […]

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The Second Quarter Was Tough for Massachusetts Democrats

Thanks to the frequency of Massachusetts reporting requirements for statewide candidates—legislators, of course, give themselves very different rules—observers like me tend to look at short-term […]

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Will Massachusetts Candidates Boycott Staples?

Political campaigns buy a lot of office supplies, and here in Massachusetts many of those purchases take place at Framingham-based Staples. Candidates for statewide offices […]

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Insiders Increasingly See Martha Coakley Winning the Nomination

With two months left before the primary election, Massachusetts political insiders are slowly coming to believe that Martha Coakley will win the Democratic nomination for […]

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Chart of the Week: Dems Who Are Losing the Money War

This chart shows the campaign balances as of June 15, for the Democratic candidates who will appear on the primary ballot for the open Governor, […]

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Democratic Governor Candidates Hate Evil, Tainted Super PAC Money

First, let me say for the benefit of Charlie Baker’s minions that I got all three Democratic candidates for governor to commit to raising taxes, […]

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Democrats’ Sound And Fury

For most Massachusetts voters, the main effect of this weekend’s Democratic state convention is that over the next three months they will eventually come to […]

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We Mapped Out Your Democratic Convention-Eve Partying

At least a dozen parties are scheduled for delegates to this weekend’s Democratic state convention in Worcester—most in staggering distance of one another, and some […]