2014 Election

News

Q&A #2: Who Wants To Be Lieutenant Governor?

“Glenn” asks: Do you see one of the Democratic gubernatorial candidates becoming an LG or AG candidate? “Steven Liebowitz” adds: Similar to Glenn’s, do you […]

News

Insiders Poll: The 2014 State Races Are Up For Grabs

A year away from a major turnover in state-wide officeholders, political insiders across Massachusetts are having a tough time foreseeing how it will all shake […]

News

Joe Curtatone Isn’t Running for Governor—Who Fills the Void?

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone had me fooled. I thought it was a done deal that he was running for governor in 2014. He announced on […]

News

Our Painful History of Gubernatorial Separation Anxiety

Massachusetts has a painful history of experiencing separation anxiety from its governors. Most recently, Mitt Romney received a torrent of criticism for traveling relentlessly as […]

News

Martha Coakley Can Check ‘Shaking Hands at Fenway’ Off Her List

Attorney General Martha Coakley, pilloried during her Senate run for disdaining the idea of shaking hands at Fenway in the cold, has officially shaken some […]

News

Martha Coakley Makes Her Governor Campaign Official

Attorney General Martha Coakley announced her candidacy for governor Monday with an online video, to be followed by a live announcement from Medford and an […]

News

Charlie Baker’s Campaign Headquarters Is Located In Former Sleep Lab

Candidates for public office with a reputation for putting people to sleep on the stump should think hard before putting their campaign headquarters at the […]

News

Charlie Baker Announces His Campaign, Gives Tour of Backyard

Charlie Baker has made his campaign for governor of Massachusetts official with a YouTube video that describes the reasons he’s running. In it, he (re)introduces […]

News

Charlie Baker Will Run for Governor Again

As seemed inevitable the moment Scott Brown bowed out of the race, news leaked that Charlie Baker will officially announce he’s running for governor as […]

News

Steve Grossman Wouldn’t Go Changing State Ethics Laws

By suspending his campaign to hash out his Ethics Commission ordeal, Democrat Dan Wolf may have thought he was stepping out of the political ring. […]

News

Juliette Kayyem Is Running for Governor

Juliette Kayyem wasn’t fooling anybody Sunday evening, at a gathering of a couple dozen Democratic activists in Dorchester, claiming to be merely considering a gubernatorial […]

News

The Ethics Commission Is Crying Dan Wolf

The CommonWealth headline today is a little misleading. State senator Dan Wolf is not “resigned to quitting” his campaign for Governor of Massachusetts. “I am […]

News

Are Businesspeople Unable to Run for Massachusetts Office?

Massachusetts continues to struggle with its reputation as a place where businesses can’t get lift. The latest controversy is over whether Cape Air founder Dan […]

News

Dan Wolf Will Continue His Run for Governor Despite Being Found Ineligible

State Senator and Democratic candidate for governor Dan Wolf said Wednesday that he would retain his office and continue his campaign despite a ruling from […]

News

All Quiet On The Mass. GOP 2014 Front

It’s been clear for quite some time that there will be an open state Treasurer’s seat in 2014, with Steve Grossman planning to run for […]