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UMass Dartmouth Professor Weighs In On Elections

Tuesday's elections are expected to restore power in the senate to Republicans.

UMass Dartmouth Political Science professor Kenneth Manning says President Obama's low approval rating is spurning the change of heart in Americans

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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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Mayor Jon Mitchell (L) and Jim Kendall (middle) join Martha Coakley on Pier Three Friday / Jim Phillips /TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell (L) and Jim Kendall (middle) join Martha Coakley on Pier Three Friday / Jim Phillips /TSM

Coakley: Baker Should Answer Questions About Fishermen’s Story

Democratic Candidate for Governor Martha Coakley said Republican Candidate Charlie Baker should answer ``legitimate questions'' raised about a story Baker told during a recent debate.

During Tuesday's televised debate Baker tearfully recalled a meeting with a New Bedford fisherman who regretted pressuring his sons to follow him into the job rather than go to college

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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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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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Baker, Coakley Face Off In Gubernatorial Debate

Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker sparred on jobs, schools and services for families and children during a televised gubernatorial debate.

Coakley says if elected she would focus on building a sustainable economy from the ground up while Baker says he would focus on strengthening local economies in struggling parts of the state

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Candidates Spar Over Paying For Southcoast Rail

Both Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley say they support the SouthCoast Rail Project, but they differ on how to pay for the estimated $2 billion project.

During a debate Friday at UMass Dartmouth, Democrat Coakley expressed her support for a plan approved by Gov

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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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