Martha Coakley

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Martha Coakley Takes a Calculated Risk

Martha Coakley filed to accept public funding under the state’s system, which took a lot of people in and around the gubernatorial campaigns by surprise, […]

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Coakley and Grossman One-On-One?

Happy “Ask Me Anything Day”! First question comes from “Andrew Carden,” who asks: …we’re less than a month out from the Dem convention. What are […]

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Who’s the Boldest Candidate of Them All?

Juliette Kayyem has just unveiled what looks like a big new theme for the next stage of the gubernatorial campaign, leading up to the June […]

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A Labor Super-PAC Is Running an Anti-Charlie Baker Ad

The recently formed National Association of Government Employees Independent Expenditure Political Action Committee has scheduled an ad attacking Charlie Baker, to run during the sixth […]

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It’s Time to Play: Who Sank the People’s Pledge?

It is apparently necessary for every major Massachusetts political campaign to periodically engage in a pissing contest about which candidate most abhors the filthy finances […]

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Is the Conventional Wisdom About the Convention Crumbling?

We are about halfway between the end of the Democratic party caucuses and the June 14 state convention, so I’ve been checking in with people […]

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What the Massachusetts Governor Candidates Are Spending Their Money On

It’s early in the campaign, but where the state’s 10 gubernatorial candidates are sinking their dough speaks volumes about their prospects in the election.

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Will the Democratic Candidates for Governor Criticize Deval Patrick?

“Ellito12” has an interesting query: With the number of issues facing the Patrick Administration and presumably giving Charlie Baker fodder to associate this weaknesses with […]

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Martha Coakley and the Challengers, In Three Scenarios

“Jb321” asks: Is there any chance that one of the democratic candidates for Gov who are not named Coakley or Grossman end up winning? Also, […]

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Steve Grossman Leads the Wide-Open Democratic Caucuses

Massachusetts Democratic caucuses are good places for local political celebrity-spotting. I dropped in on four of them on Saturday (Quincy, Lynn, Belmont, and Brookline) and […]

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Look Forward to a Crowded Democratic Primary Ballot

On Groundhog Day, my network of more than 100 political insiders saw their shadow and predicted seven more months of campaigning for 13 of the […]

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Gov-o-Meter

Who’s up and down in the race for governor.

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A Martha Coakley-Steve Kerrigan Conspiracy Theory

Here’s something that almost certainly means nothing, but must be noted for the benefit of those minions vigilantly manning the battlements for hints of covert […]

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Target Shoppers Should Probably Check Their Credit Card Accounts, Warns Attorney General

Target announced early Thursday that a security breach had compromised the credit and debit card info of 40 million retail customers who shopped at one […]

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Charlie Baker, Steve Grossman Lead the Gubernatorial Money Race

For the three-month period of September through November, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Steve Grossman are leading the way in fundraising for the 2014 Massachusetts […]