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Adrian Walker

Juliette Kayyem making her bid her way

Juliette Kayyem might be the most unlikely Democratic contender for governor of Massachusetts since, well, Deval Patrick.

Commentators can’t even settle on a capsule summary of her background. In some accounts, she is described as a “homeland security expert,” while others opt for “former Boston Globe columnist.” Both are accurate, but with vastly different connotations.

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