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Trepidation remains over Martha Coakley

With all signs indicating that Attorney General Martha Coakley is set to announce a run for governor as early as Monday, her popularity among voters would make her a formidable candidate.

But three years after her loss to Scott Brown, Coakley still faces large pockets of resistance from Democratic Party leaders and activists who have not yet forgotten her disastrous performance.

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