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In Massachusetts, Bush and Baker Ignore Threat of Climate Change

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Jeb Bush claimed, "I'm a skeptic. I'm not a scientist." This mentality is a fundamental misunderstanding of how a representative democracy works. As elected officials, we aren't expected to be experts on every issue. However, we are responsible for making decisions based on the best available information.

Democrats Running For Governor In Massachusetts Reject Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

All five Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Massachusetts said Thursday they don't think Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should ...

Martha Coakley To Run For Governor In Massachusetts: Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is set to announce her candidacy for governor, WCVB and the Boston Globe report. According to the Glo...

Former Obama Administration Official Running For Governor

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

Juliette Kayyem, a former Obama administration Homeland Security official and a former Boston Globe columnist, announced Wednesday that she is running...

Brown Leaves Door Open For 2014

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) did not rule out a 2014 run for governor but praised the man who could be his primary opponent, Charlie Baker, speak...

Coakley Reportedly Thinking About Running Again

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, who lost a 2010 U.S. Senate special election to Scott Brown after squandering a large lead, is consider...

Sam Stein

Barney Frank On Running For Governor: My Husband Doesn't Want To Be 'First Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) laughed Monday when asked if he would run for Massachusetts governor in 2014, saying there is "absolu...

Poll Gives Scott Brown Lead In Upcoming Election

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and former Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II (D-Mass.) would nearly tie in the 2014 Massachusetts governor's race, according...

Former Massachusetts Governor Dies

AP | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Argeo Paul Cellucci (sel-LOO'-chee) has died of complications from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. He was...

Running for Governor of Massachusetts May Be a Smarter Option for Scott Brown Than Running for the U.S. Senate

Rich Rubino | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Absent the baggage of Congressional Republicans, Scott Brown, with a personal approval rating of near 60 percent, could be a serious prospect for the Democrats to have to contend with.

Massachusetts Grants In-State Tuition To Undocumented

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigrants who qualify for deferred deportation will get tuition breaks at public colleges and universities in Massachusetts. An unna...

Obama Campaign Hits Romney With 2 New Ads

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released two new TV ads on Wednesday, hitting presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney for raising a ho...

Romney, Impersonal And Anti-Social As Governor

The New York Times | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

BOSTON — Well into Mitt Romney’s tenure as governor of Massachusetts, a state legislator named Jay Kaufman developed a nagging suspicion: the gove...

Romney Officials Questionable Decision Before GOP Candidate Ran For President

The Boston Globe | Michael Levenson and Matt Viser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Just before Mitt Romney left the Massachusetts governor's office and first ran for president, 11 of his top aides purchased their state-issued compute...

MA-Gov: 42% Patrick (D), 37% Baker (R) (WNEC 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Western New England College 10/24-28/10; 361 likely voters, 5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (WNEC PDF) Massachusetts 2010 Governor 42% Patr...

MA-Gov: 46% Patrick (D), 39% Baker (R) (Suffolk 10/25-27)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Suffolk University for 7News 10/25-27/10; 500 likely voters, 4.4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Suffolk release Massachusetts 2010...

MA-Gov: 43% Patrick (D), 39% Baker (R) (UNH 10/22)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UNH, for Boston Globe 10/17-22/10; 519 Likely voters, 4.3% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (UNH PDF) Massachusetts 2010 Governor 43% Patr...

Massachusetts Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Massachusetts Governor? Democrat Deval Patrick, Republican Charlie Baker and Independent Tim Cahill face off on Nov. 2, and we'd...

MA-Gov: 42% Baker (R), 35% Patrick (D) (Baker 10/13)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Opinion Strategies, for Baker campaign 10/11-13/10; 800 likely voters, 3.46% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Boston Globe article) Mass...

Obama Urges Dems Not To Get Discouraged

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — With the congressional elections fast approaching, President Barack Obama acknowledged Saturday that the hope and energy he stirred dur...

MA-Gov: 46% Patrick (D), 39% Baker (R), 10% Cahill (I) (Suffolk 10/10-12)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Suffolk University 10/10-12/10; 500 registered voters, 4.4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Suffolk release Massachusetts 2010 Gover...

Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate Files Lawsuit Alleging Aides Conspired To Sabotage Candidacy

The Boston Globe | Frank Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new, politically explosive lawsuit, independent gubernatorial candidate Timothy P. Cahill accuses his former top strategists and aides of conspir...

MA-Gov: 47% Patrick (D), 42% Baker (R), 6% Cahill (I) (Rasmussen 9/28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 9/28/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Massachusetts 2010 Governor 47% Patrick (D), 42%...

Charles Baker: Massachusetts Republicans Pick Candidate To Take On Governor Deval Patrick

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Energized by Scott Brown's upset victory in the United States Senate race, Massachusetts Republicans have chosen Charles Bake...

Massachusetts Governor 2010: Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Massachusetts Governor's race below. Email TwitterLists2010+MAGov@gmail.com if you know someone ...