NEW: Coakley to Run for Governor
Sunday, September 15, 2013
The Huffington Post reports that Moakley will make the announcement on Monday,
The 2014 race has already attracted Republican Candidate Charlie Baker and Treasurer Steve Grossman is expected to run in the Democratic primary with Coakley.
Sitting Governor Deval Patrick has announced he will not seek a third-term as Governor.
“Massachusetts is poised to take off,” Coakley said in a statement to GoLocalWorcester. “We can either grab this moment and move forward together, or risk falling behind. I believe we must continue to rebuild our economy in a way that gives everyone the opportunity to succeed, and launch new education reforms so that every child and adult has the skills they need to compete in a global economy.”
Coakley will start the day Monday greeting voters in Medford and then travel to Brockton, Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Hyannis. On Tuesday and Wednesday she will campaign in Newton, Framingham, Worcester, Springfield, Pittsfield, North Adams, Boston, Lowell, Lawrence, Newburyport, Gloucester, and Salem among other stops.
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