Massachusetts Governor 2014

5:43 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Race For Governor: Grossman On The Campaign Trail

Steve Grossman's political resume is second to none. He ran the Massachusetts Democratic Party, chaired the Democratic National Committee in the Clinton years and used to head the Israel-advocacy group AIPAC. 

Grossman now holds statewide office as Massachusetts Treasurer. And he got his party’s nod at the Democratic State Convention last month Democratic State Convention last month.

3:12 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Martha Coakley Grades Deval Patrick's Tenure as Governor an "A, A-"

Attorney General Martha Coakley joined Jim and Margery on Boston Public Radio.
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Attorney General Martha Coakley joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on Boston Public Radio. Coakley weighed in on the Supreme Judicial Court's recent ruling to ban lifetime parole for sex offenders, her plans for reforming the Department of Children and Families, and her prospects heading into this weekend's Democratic Convention.

On grading Governor Deval Patrick's tenure:

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6:06 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Race For Governor: Charlie Baker's Bid

Charlie Baker, the frontrunner and favorite in the Republican nomination process for governor, greets attendees at the Massachusetts Republican State Convention in Boston Saturday, March 22, 2014.
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When Charlie Baker announced he was running for governor again this year, he said this campaign would be different, with voters getting to know the real him.  And to that end, the GOP standard bearer recently released a video featuring his brother and detailing the intensely personal reasons behind Baker’s support for same-sex marriage.

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3:30 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Don Berwick On Seeking Democratic Nomination For Governor

Democrat Don Berwick could emerge as the dark horse in the Massachusetts Governor’s race. He has a high-powered resume, including a stint running both Medicare and Medicaid for the Obama administration. He’s also making some bold campaign promises, like eliminating child poverty in the next decade.

3:39 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Tea Party Republican Mark Fisher Sues GOP Over Ballot

Up to this point, most of the action in the race for governor has been on the Democratic side. The crowded primary battle is pitting current and former officeholders, bureaucrats and businesspeople against one another.  

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3:22 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

BPR: Remembering Chet Curtis, Ask The Gov, Demystifying MBTA Buses, Carb Addiction

Chet Curtis passed away Wednesday at 74. Curtis was a longtime news anchor for WCVB-TV and NECN.
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BPR 1/23/14

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan in Studio Three to talk about a wide range of issues. For a full write-up of the Governor's interview, head here. Gov. Patrick also offered a remembrance of the late newscaster Chet Curtis, who died Wednesday. Curtis was a longtime WCVB and NECN anchor. Kara Miller and Emily Rooney also remembered Curtis.

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Politics & Government
8:03 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Independent Candidate Jeff McCormick Makes His Case For Governor's Office

Independent gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick
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Jeff McCormick made his fair share of headlines, but most of them in the sports pages.

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4:18 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Gubernatorial Candidate Evan Falchuk: 'This Is Not A Protest, It's A Second Party'

Evan Falchuk is running for Massachusetts governor on the United Independent Party ticket.

Evan Falchuk on Boston Public Radio.

Evan Falchuk stopped by studio three to talk to Jim Braude and Margery Eagan about running for governor of Massachusetts in 2014. Falchuk stepped down in June from his position as vice chairman of the medical research firm Best Doctors, Inc.

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11:29 am
Fri October 25, 2013

One-On-One With Attorney General Martha Coakley

Martha Coakley is getting used to wearing two hats. For the past month, she’s had to balance her duties as Massachusetts Attorney General and her campaign for governor, which takes her to cities and towns across the Commonwealth.

Politics & Government
7:34 am
Wed October 2, 2013

AG Martha Coakley On Lessons Learned, Todashev Killing

Attorney General Martha Coakley

Boston Public Radio hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan have been speaking with each of the candidates runnig for Governor of Massachusetts in 2014. On Tuesday, they were joined by the latest person to join the field: Attorney General Martha Coakley.

Have you done one interview where someone hasn't said how horrible your campaign was against Scott Brown? Do you really think you ran a rotten campaign?

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Politics & Government
1:35 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Juliette Kayyem On Casinos, Eduction, Syria

Democrat Juliette Kayyem threw her hat into the Massachusetts governor's race last month.
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Juliette Kayyem, a Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, stopped by Boston Public Radio on Tuesday to speak with hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan. Kayyem is a former columnist at The Boston Globe, a lecturer of public policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and she spent nearly 15 years in counter-terrorism, homeland security, and emergency management. 

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Politics & Government
3:07 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Charlie Baker on Syria, No-Tax Pledge

With the release of a video on Wednesday, Charlie Baker decided there are second acts in Massachusetts politics. Baker, who's been a regular on Boston Public Radio, spoke with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on Wednesday about why he got into the race.

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