Martha Coakley


Coakley Brings Tell-Tale Signs To Democratic Convention

The biggest gubernatorial buzz at Saturday’s Massachusetts Democratic Convention was not about the two newly-declared candidates, state Treasurer Steve Grossman and state senator Dan Wolf; […]


Is Gomez-Markey Polling Equal To Brown-Coakley?

In the partisan conversational vortex that forms around big elections, polling interpretation is perhaps the most predictable and distorted. So it’s no surprise that, depending […]


Martha Coakley Is ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About DOMA Arguments

Martha Coakley Is ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About DOMA Arguments. Before the Supreme Court started hearing oral arguments today about DOMA, Coakley shared some thoughts with the […]


Martha Coakley Addresses Women at Ad Club Leadership Forum

Yesterday, the Ad Club, the Boston-based trade association for the New England marketing and communications industry, hosted its annual Women’s Leadership Forum. Speakers ranged from […]


How Much Did Warren Outperform Coakley?

In the post-election breakdown, my colleague Jason Schwartz astutely noted that Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren's ground team played a much stronger game than Martha Coakley's had […]


Unanswered Questions About the State Drug Lab Fiasco

It’s been nearly two months since news broke about chemist Annie Dookhan’s unprecedented, widespread mishandling of evidence at the now-closed Hinton State Lab. While numerous […]


How Massachusetts Voters Turned Out for Elizabeth Warren

It wasn’t that long ago that Scott Brown seemed invincible. After improbably capturing Ted Kennedy’s old Senate seat and becoming a national celebrity—not to mention Saturday […]


Martha Coakley Solicits $9.7 Million Fine for NSTAR

Martha Coakley Solicits $9.7 Million Fine for NSTAR, But Not for the Blackout. The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office found that NSTAR did not prepare, respond, […]


Martha Coakley Promises to Get Tough on Foreclosures

“We are going to do everything we can to stop every preventable foreclosure,” she said. “There are some foreclosures that have to happen and we […]

The 50 Most Powerful People in Boston

After talking to scores of insiders across the area, we ranked the city’s heavy hitters and examine power in all its forms—from political muscle and business influence to cultural capital and social networking.


Martha Coakley’s Redemption Is Official

Two Years Later, Martha Coakley’s Redemption Is Official. Coakley talks to the Globe about her loss to Scott Brown and what became her major comeback […]


Massachusetts (Finally) Moves to Protect Sex Slaves, Transgender People

While most of the buzz coming out of Beacon Hill has been about State lawmakers and their support of the casino bill, let’s not let […]

The Road to Camelot

Joseph Kennedy III has officially stepped onto the great political launching pad of the Middlesex DA’s office.


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State Street Being Investigated by the SEC. Eyebrows were raised after improper pricing on foreign exchanges. [] Video: Patrick Kennedy Feels Sorry for Gabrielle Giffords […]

In Defense of Martha

Massachusetts’ problem with women candidates.