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Coakley Announces Governor’s Run

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Coakley Announces Governor’s Run

(Boston, MA)  —  Martha Coakley has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2014 governor’s race.   The Democratic Attorney General released a video this morning announcing her candidacy.   The 60-year-old Pittsfield native was Middlesex DA before becoming Attorney General in 2007.   Coakley will make six campaign stops today starting in Medford.

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