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Sep 10, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
Sep 10, 2014

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Democrats nominate women for governor

BOSTON (Reuters) – Democrats in Massachusetts and Rhode Island picked female candidates to represent their party in November gubernatorial elections, setting the stage for either state to possibly elect its first woman governor.

In New Hampshire and Delaware, voters picked Republican challengers to Democratic incumbents in the U.S. Senate as Republicans look to regain a majority in that chamber.

Sep 10, 2014
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Sep 9, 2014

Women seen leading governor’s races in Massachusetts, Rhode Island

BOSTON (Reuters) – Voters in five Eastern U.S. states faced primary election choices on Tuesday, with Democrats in Massachusetts and Rhode Island picking among candidates who could include each state’s first elected woman governor while New Hampshire and Delaware decided on Republicans to challenge Democratic incumbents in the U.S. Senate.

Polls prior to the start of voting showed Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley and Rhode Island state Treasurer Gina Raimondo leading competitive fields to win the Democratic nomination to run as governor.

Sep 9, 2014
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      "Scott Malone is the Boston-based editor in charge for general news overseeing the northeastern United States, where he covers everything from politics to storms to the weird and wonderful of New England. Scott has interviewed newsmakers ranging from Macky Sall, the president of Senegal, to chart-topping rockers Aerosmith. His reporting has taken him from storm-swept New Orleans to the weather observatory atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire."
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