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Baker joins flock of candidates to launch bids online

When Kerry Healey launched her campaign for governor in 2006, she went to a hotel ballroom packed with hundreds of supporters, as a four-piece jazz band played.

In 2002, Mitt Romney broke the news that he would run for governor in the driveway of his Belmont home, hours after Acting Governor Jane Swift tearfully bowed out of the race.

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