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Charlie Baker offers plan for job creation in Mass.

Charlie Baker unveiled his plans at a press conference with former Governor William Weld.

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The Martha Coakley campaign responded to Baker’s proposals by declaring, “Charlie Baker’s math just doesn’t add up.”

Members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission addressed reporters Tuesday after awarding Wynn Resorts a casino license.

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What did Everett really win?

Watching Tuesday’s vote did nothing to change a skeptic’s mind about inherent risk.

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Charlie Baker emphasizes his personal side

The Republican gubernatorial candidate pitched himself as a family man who would fight for strong schools and safe neighborhoods.

Baker, at event with his daughter, pitches his personal side

Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker pitched himself as a family man who would fight for strong schools and safe neighborhoods at a “Women for Charlie” event Thursday that was part fundraiser and part town hall meeting.

Political Happy Hour: September 18, 2014

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Massachusetts may be familiar with the gubernatorial candidates, but they will be running in an increasingly transforming political landscape.

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Massachusetts may be familiar with the gubernatorial candidates, but they will be running in an increasingly transforming political landscape.

What Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley need to do to win

With the primaries behind them, the major party candidates for governor have a big challenge ahead. By Frank Phillips

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