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Yvonne Abraham

A second act for Charlie Coakley

LOWELL — For potential opponents, Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker sure have a lot in common. They’re both highly competent wonks, rather than warm, fuzzy, emotional types. And they’ve both lost statewide elections many believed could have been won by turnips.

Baker, a Republican running for governor, may face off against Coakley, the Democratic attorney general, in 2014. But right now — twins again! — they’re all about 2010.

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