Deval Patrick


Obama Can't Be… Obama?

President Obama has kicked off his reelection campaign, and with it came one of his first real political messages: “I can’t be Obama in ’08, but you have to be.”

Bad Medicine

The Patrick administration likes the notion of universal health coverage. It just doesn’t want to pay for it.

Desperately Seeking Deval

Three years ago, Deval Patrick was an inspirational outsider who rode a wave of goodwill into the State House. Today, he’s one of the least popular governors in the country. Granted unprecedented access to Patrick and his inner circle, Carlo Rotella offers an intimate look at a beleaguered administration and a governor aiming to reclaim his once-sterling image.