It’s got the 3 “m’s” that could signal success — momentum, money and moxie. “It” is the come-from-behind campaign of the Republican candidate for governor in Massachusetts that may be about to pull off a minor miracle.
The prospect of a Republican occupying the governor’s office in the “Kennedy” state has Democrats so shaken up that they called in Michelle Obama to try to get their candidate’s campaign back on track.
Fox News reports that Democrat gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is on a steep downhill slide in her attempt to win the high-profile race against Republican businessman Charlie Baker.
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is a veteran of state politics but perhaps is best known nationally as the Democrat who lost the late Sen. Ted Kennedy’s seat to Republican Scott Brown in the 2010 special election.
This year, the race for governor is Coakley’s chance for political redemption. But even in the predominantly Democratic Bay State, she’s struggling once again.
The latest poll numbers show the Commonwealth’s first female attorney general, who had maintained a healthy lead in the race over the summer, now in a dead heat with Republican Charlie Baker. Plus, Coakley is trailing considerably in fundraising.
You can watch the full Fox News report on this upset-in-the-making in Massachusetts by clicking on the video above.
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