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Latest Headlines in Massachusetts Governor's Race


With clear path in Democratic primary, Healey takes on another role: Helping allies survive theirs

The presumptive nominee for governor, Maura Healey in recent weeks has propped up allies in a slew of contested Democratic races, extending her endorsement, volunteers, and time to those who could help buttress her agenda should she — and they — prevail in November.

She cleared the Democratic field for governor. Now, Healey is redefining the race to be her running mate.

Presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee Maura Healey isn’t just casting a shadow over the contest to be her running mate in November. Her presence has all but infiltrated it, remixing how the candidates pitch themselves and influencing how voters may choose.

Spurning debate offers, Geoff Diehl only agreed to forums on conservative radio. His campaign says that’s his strategy.

Shunning mainstream media has become de rigueur for some Trump-aligned candidates, experts say.

Gubernatorial hopeful Maura Healey launches first statewide ad. It’s focused on family, teamwork, and making ‘Massachusetts more affordable.’

The 30-second spot, which will run statewide starting Tuesday, brings in Healey’s childhood in Hampton Falls, N.H., and promotes middle-of-the-road policy proposals.

On campaign trail, an easy layup for Maura Healey, who faces no active Democratic opponent

The attorney general is shaking hands, touring sites, and shooting hoops.

An elephant statue. Rare Ferraris. A hard-right South Dakota pol. Just an evening with the leading Mass. GOP candidate for governor.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Geoff Diehl’s fund-raiser offered a window into a different Massachusetts political universe than runs counter to the stereotype — a red dot amid deep blue.

N.H. Governor Chris Sununu stumps for Doughty, says Wrentham businessman is GOP’s best chance against Healey

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu told a room of about 40 supporters that he’s certain Chris Doughty’s primary opponent, Whitman state lawmaker Geoff Diehl, a conservative backed by former president Donald Trump, won’t appeal to enough Republican voters to challenge Healey.

A suffocating sense of unease: Mass. residents are stressed by inflation, Supreme Court decisions, new poll finds

Sharply rising prices and seismic Supreme Court decisions have cast a cloud over the lives of Massachusetts residents even as COVID-19 has begun to fade, according to a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll.