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Republican candidate for Governor Charlie Baker / Photo by Dina Rudick / The Boston Globe / Getty Images
Republican candidate for Governor Charlie Baker / Photo by Dina Rudick / The Boston Globe / Getty Images

GOP’s Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor

Republican Charlie Baker has been elected governor of Massachusetts, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley and three independent candidates to reclaim the state's top political office for the GOP.

The 57-year-old Baker is the former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Who Will You Vote For In The MA Governor’s Race [POLL]

Election day is tomorrow in Massachusetts. The Bay State will have a new governor as Deval Patrick announced in January that he will not seek the office again.

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Martha Coakley (R) during a recent stop in New Bedford. / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Martha Coakley (R) during a recent stop in New Bedford. / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Coakley To Meet With Fishermen

Democratic candidate for governor Martha Coakley is headed to New Bedford to meet with fishermen and representatives of the Massachusetts fishing industry.

The visit on Friday comes several days after the final televised debate of the campaign during which Coakley's Republican rival, Charlie Baker, tearfully recalled a meeting with a New Bedford fishermen who regretted pressuring his sons to follow him into the job rather than go to college

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Baker Says Fisherman Story From 2010 Campaign

BOSTON (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker has acknowledged that an emotional story he told about a struggling fisherman during a debate Tuesday night dates to the 2010 campaign

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Mayor: Baker’s New Bedford Story is ‘Far-Fetched’

Charlie Baker's story of a New Bedford fisherman he met while on the campaign trail is raising eyebrows on the South Coast.

Baker's says the story of the mountain of a man who told his sons to work as fishermen instead of taking athletic scholarships actually occurred du

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Baker, Coakley Wrangle Over Issues In Final Debate

Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley made their final pitches to voters in a televised debate.

During Tuesday's match-up, the two laid out their plans for job growth, the best response to Ebola, the proliferation of outside political ads, and how the state should cope with immigrants who are in the country illegally

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Candidate Falchuk Sues To Be Included In Debate

Independent candidate for Massachusetts governor Evan Falchuk has gone to court to try to force the organizers of an Oct. 27 gubernatorial debate to include him.

Falchuk said he was asked to participate in the debate, but then was told by NECN that he was no longer invited

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Mike Dukakis Testifies On Behalf Of Robel Phillipos

€” Former Massachusetts governor, and one-time presidential candidate, Michael Dukakis testified for the defense in the Robel Phillipos trial.

The friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber has been charged with lying to investigators after the attacks

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Bill Clinton to Campaign for Martha Coakley

Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Massachusetts to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Martha Coakley.

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Candidates For Governor Joust In Boston Debate

The candidates running for Massachusetts governor toughened their rhetoric during their first Boston televised debate with Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley jousting on questions of how best to overhaul the state's child welfare agency and bring down health care costs

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