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Shirley Leung

In the race for Mass. governor, nobody has ‘it’

In the race for governor, nobody’s got “it.”

Sure, we have candidates who poll well with favorable ratings — Martha Coakley, Charlie Baker, Steve Grossman. But none have what’s called the political “it” factor, a quality that energizes voters and gets them buzzing about the election. Deval Patrick, Scott Brown, Bill Clinton — they all have “it.”

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