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Coakley v. Baker – almost a yawn

Tonight’s televised benign if mildly tense debate between Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley was clearly a draw, which may have been the defensive  objective of all concerned. Comfortably  moderated by WGBH talk show hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan, both candidates … Continue reading

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Hang tough on casino repeal referendum

Apparently, the number of Massachusetts voters willing to accept casinos has grown from 37 percent to 53 percent, that according to a Boston Herald poll.  I had even begun to think that, well, if Springfield needs jobs and wants casinos, … Continue reading

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Healey a worthy addition to Dems’ AG race

Former state rep and state senator Warren Tolman, whose bid for state attorney general has the backing of four former AG’s, has always said he was taking candidate Maura Healey seriously, and well he should. While Tolman, who previously ran for lieutenant … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem belongs in the gubernatorial field

At first blush, one wonders what former state and federal Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem has done that would prepare her to be governor of Massachusetts, overseeing a more than $6o billion budget and God knows how many departments, agencies, … Continue reading

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