Coakley Should Apologize to Victim's Family After Report Faults DA's Office that She Rushed to Defend

BOSTON-- In the wake of the death of Jennifer Martel, girlfriend of Jared Remy, Attorney General Martha Coakley rushed to the defense of the Middlesex District Attorney, calling criticism of the decision to release the defendent "utterly ridiculous." Turns out, the only thing "utterly ridiculous" was Coakley's judgment.  Yesterday, an independent investigation faulted the district attorney's office for mishandling the case. Continue reading

Video: Coakley Says "We Lost That War" On Imprisoning Criminals, Proposes Prisoner Releases And Job Training To Finance "Education Investments"

BOSTON -- Earlier this week, Attorney General Martha Coakley, the state's top law enforcement officer, said "we lost that war" in reference to imprisoning criminals. The bizarre statement for the top cop was followed by a rambling explanation that she can pay for her costly education proposals without tax hikes. She went on to say she would finance the plans by savings generated from letting criminals out of jail and offering them job training and GED programs. Continue reading

Coakley Campaign Cash Scandal Week 4

BOSTON –Attorney General Martha Coakley added another twist to her ongoing and"devastating" illegal campaign cash scandal yesterday when she fired her sister from her volunteer position as treasurer of her state account. It is unclear whether Coakley's sister is still paid to serve as treasurer of her federal account which remains "a violation of the rules of math" according to The Boston Globe. Continue reading

Jobless Have Little Reason to Give Thanks as Governor Focused on Renovations

BOSTON – As Thanksgiving approaches, about 250,000 citizens are unemployed and have little reason to give thanks, especially to Governor Patrick. With faulty unemployment and health care computer systems frustrating so many people, the Patrick Administration is preoccupied with a lavish renovation of the Governor’s Office. Continue reading

Coakley Filed Criminal Charges For $6K Violation In 2011, Now Claims Her $6K Flap Is A "Non-Story"

BOSTON --  Attorney General Martha Coakley has conveyed to reporters that she believes her alleged $6,000 misuse of funds is a non-story, skirting the issue of answering questions about her misuse of campaign dollars. However, when allegations arose surrounding Former Rep. Brian Wallace, Coakley jumped on the opportunity to make Wallace's $6,000 violation into a wide-spread story. Continue reading

Video: Coakley Still Struggling To Explain Away Campaign Cash Scandal

BOSTON- Attorney General Martha Coakley continued to struggle with her campaign cash scandal this weekend as she admitted that she "made a couple mistakes" but failed to offer any new excuses as to why the state's top cop violated the law. During a brutal interview with WBZ's Jon Keller, Coakley couldn't avoid the embarrassing issue that has plagued campaign for weeks and struggled to answer how voters can trust her with the state's budget as she can't balance her own campaign checkbook. Continue reading

Where's Martha? Top Cop Refuses Comment On New Campaign Finance Law Amid Personal Scandal

BOSTON- Attorney General Martha Coakley's campaign finance scandal is now affecting her day job - the state's authority on campaign finance violations.  Initially backing campaign finance bill (H 3719), Coakley's office yesterday refused to comment yesterday on the bill's passage in the house avoiding yet another example of 'do as I say not as I do' politicking. Continue reading

MassGOP Welcomes New Communications Director

BOSTON.—Today, Massachusetts Republican Party announced the hiring of a Communications Director, Emmalee Kalmbach. Continue reading

Video: Martha Coakley Says Campaign Finances Are "An Open Book" Yet Resists Calls From Media To Open Books

BOSTON- Dogged by questions from Democratic activists and now The Boston Globe over her shady finances, Martha Coakley has still not addressed the media or disclosed the details of suspicious expenditures, but claims her campaign finances are "an open book." This weekend, The Boston Globe  called on Coakley to come clean and address these serious allegations. The MassGOP previously called on Coakley to release the details of expenditures totaling $35,000 made to fundraising consultant, NGP-Van - expenditures that according to reports may be a serious violation of the law. Continue reading

Coakley vs Coakley: Statements On Campaign Finance Law At Odds With Actions

Boston- Attorney General Martha Coakley didn't hesitate to grab headlines for her attempts to prosecute fellow politicians for their campaign finance violations, but now that her sloppy finances are in the crosshairs, she is singing a different tune. Coakley has come under fire by the Boston Globe for filing sloppy reports and for spending federal money to benefit her statewide campaign efforts - a clear violation of state and federal law. Yet, the state's top cop has yet to address the the charges herself. Continue reading