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Healey maintains huge lead in latest poll

Attorney General Maura Healey’s position as the odds-on favorite to become the next governor of Massachusetts has been solidified three weeks out from the election with a new poll showing the Democrat holding a 56-33 advantage over Republican Geoff Diehl. The Suffolk University/Boston Globe/NBC10 poll released Tuesday night had Healey leading Diehl with voters of all ages, genders, races […]

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Five takeaways from the first Healey-Diehl Debate

Attorney General Maura Healey and Geoff Diehl, the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor, faced off last night in their first debate on NBC10 and NECN. It was actually the first televised debate for either one this election (neither debated on TV during the primary), and both shook off the cobwebs pretty quickly. After some awkward pre-recorded opening statements, […]

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Watching how SCOTUS will slice the bacon

The Supreme Court is back in session with potential landmark decisions on everything from voting rights and government-tribal relations to border enforcement behind every door. But today, the court will hear arguments in a case that hits closer to home, even if Massachusetts isn’t the named defendant. The National Pork Producers Council has sued the state of California seeking […]

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Super PAC spending hits $4 million in campaign cycle

Super PACs have spent more than $4 million this cycle in support of candidates like Democratic nominee for attorney general Andrea Campbell, Democratic nominee for auditor Diana DiZoglio and Democratic lieutenant governor nominee Kim Driscoll. Fueled by single contributions as large as $100,000 from wealthy donors like Baupost Group CEO Seth Klarman, The Kraft Group President Jonathan Kraft […]