Statement Regarding Rep. Peterson's Decision to Retire

BOSTON -- Kirsten Hughes, MassGOP Chairman, released the following statement following Assistant House Minority Leader, George Peterson's announcement stating he will not run for re-election: Continue reading

Patrick Has No Plan

BOSTON -- The following remark can be attributed to Kirsten Hughes, MassGOP Chairman, in response to Governor Patrick's comment today regarding the Health Connector:   Continue reading

MassGOP Statement Regarding the Governor's State of the Commonwealth

BOSTON-- Following the State of the Commonwealth this evening, MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement: Continue reading

Boston Globe's Lehigh: Coakley, Grossman Put Special Interests Ahead Of Voters

BOSTON-- Today, The Boston Globe's Scott Lehigh blasted Democratic big wigs, Treasurer Steven Grossman and Attorney General Martha Coakley for putting their pet special interest groups ahead of voters. Continue reading

Conflicts of Interest Tainting Medical Marijuana Process

BOSTON – The Governor’s Office should create an independent commission, similar to the Gaming Commission, to issue medical marijuana licenses because the current process is politicized and secretive. The close ties between Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett and applicant and former Congressman William Delahunt has created the appearance of a rigged system designed to favor the politically connected at the expense of the critically ill. Continue reading

Democrats' War on Women: Female Candidate Pressured to Drop Guv Bid

BOSTON--Democratic candidate for Governor Juliette Kayyem revealed yesterday on Boston Herald radio that she is being pressured to drop out of the race seemingly to make way for the other female candidate in the crowded primary--Attorney General Martha Coakley. Continue reading

AG Coakley Swings And Misses, Attack Email "A White Lie"

BOSTON-- "The hallmark of Coakley's failed 2010 senate campaign was her negative ad habits against Scott Brown. It appears that she's trying her hand at negative campaigning again.  It was a failed strategy then and it is failed strategy now," said MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes. "If Martha keeps this up, Charlie Baker could be the next Republican to beat her." Continue reading

MassGOP Will File FEC Complaint Against Coakley Over Unreported Loans

BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Republican Party will file the  following complaint with the Federal Elections Commission against Attorney General Martha Coakley after reports surfaced showing Coakley’s sister and committee Treasurer, Anne Gentile, spent $15,000 to aid the campaign efforts of Martha Coakley, but the committee failed to report those funds as a loan as required by law.  Continue reading

New Years' Resolutions Worth Keeping in 2014

BOSTON—In light of another year in the books and 2014 right around the corner, here are some suggested New Years' resolutions to help certain Democrats avoid repeating the mistakes of 2013. Continue reading

NYE Bad News Dump: Coakley's Campaign Cash Scandal Growing, 2010 "Ineptness" Repeat Feared

BOSTON -- The Boston Globe reported today that Attorney General Martha Coakley is desperately trying to sweep her campaign cash catastrophe under the rug and pull a fast one on Massachusetts voters as they prepare to ring in the New Year. Unfortunately for the state's enforcer of campaign finance laws, it appears she has even more legal violations on her hands as her sister appears to have made illegal transactions in the waning days of Coakley's failed Senate race - mistakes the Boston Globe reports could revive memories of her "political ineptness" of 2010. Continue reading