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Martha Coakley Seeks Six Debates Around The State

Democratic nominee for governor Martha Coakley is calling for at least six debates with her Republican and independent opponents between now and Election Day.

Coakley's campaign manager, Tim Foley, said Friday that the campaign is reviewing many debate invitations that have poured in since the Tuesday primary

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Meets With Charlie Baker At City Hall

Last week, Mayor Jon Mitchell endorsed Democrat Martha Coakley for Governor of Massachusetts.

On Thursday, the Mayor met at City Hall with the Republican nominee for Governor, Charlie Baker.

According to the Mayor, Baker asked for the meeting

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Martins Seeks Action Against Pushy Energy Sales Teams

With many area residents reporting unpleasant experiences with representatives of "Just Energy", New Bedford City Councilor Steven Martins is calling for an investigation of their operations.

Martins has fielded numerous complaints from constituents, saying the door to door representatives insist on seeing the customer's energy bill, trying to persuade them to switch to their service

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Massachusetts Election At A glance

^Governor Dem - Primary

2,088 of 2,173 precincts - 96 percent

x-Martha Coakley 220,571 - 42 percent
Steve Grossman 190,436 - 36 percent
Don Berwick 111,264 - 21 percent
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^Governor GOP - Primary

2,062 of 2,173 precincts - 95 percent

x-Charlie Baker 110,711 - 74 percent
Mark Fisher 37,969 - 26 percent
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^Lieutenant Governor Dem - Primary

2,088 of 2,173 precincts - 96 percent

x-Stephen Kerrigan 213,721 - 51 percent
Leland Cheung 125,369 - 30 percent
Mike Lake 82,949 - 20 percent
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^Attorney General Dem - Primary

2,088 of 2,173 precincts - 96 percent

x-Maura Healey 311,962 - 62 percent
Warren Tolman 188,145 - 38 percent
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^Treasurer Dem - Primary

2,088 of 2,173 precincts - 96 percent

x-Deborah Goldberg 197,175 - 43 percent
Barry Finegold 142,061 - 31 percent
Tom Conroy 118,429 - 26 percent
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^U.S. House Distr

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Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Coakley Wins Three-Way Democratic Race

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has won the Democratic primary for governor.

Coakley defeated state treasurer and former Democratic party chairman Steven Grossman and former federal health care administrator Don Berwick in Tuesday's voting

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Endorses Martha Coakley For Governor

According to some polls, Martha Coakley is ahead by 30 points in the race for the Democratic Nomination for Governor.

On Friday she picked up more support --- an endorsement from New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

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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’s Lead Shrinks In Democratic Primary

Attorney General Martha Coakley's big lead over Treasurer Steve Grossman in the Democratic race for governor is shrinking.

A new Suffolk University-Boston Herald poll shows Coakley with a 12 point lead over Grossman two weeks before the primary

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Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Treasurer Steve Grossman Talks Market Basket

When it comes to the ongoing negotiations between the Demoulas cousins of Market Basket, State Treasurer Steven Grossman says if he were governor, he would have spoken out sooner than Governor Deval Patrick has

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Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Patrick Signs Abortion Clinic Security Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.

Wednesday's signing comes a little more than one month after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 2007 state law that established a protest-free 35-foot ``buffer zone'' around the entrances to abortion clinics

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Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Coakley Tours Renovated Home In New Bedford

Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley joined Mayor Jon Mitchell Wednesday at 217 Cottage Street in New Bedford to tour a previously abandoned house that has since been restored and made available for sale

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