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Scott Brown for Governor?

9:21 AM, Aug 8, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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The Boston Herald reports:

Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown played it coy yesterday when asked if he’s running for governor, saying “there’s nothing wrong with a primary” — and setting the stage for a possible showdown with fellow GOP power­house Charlie Baker.

“We’re both big guys,” Brown told the Herald last night. “There’s nothing wrong with a primary. And there’s nothing wrong with having a free shot either. We’re going to talk.”

Brown — whose political ambitions have been the source of speculation since his Senate defeat last fall — refused to say whether he’ll run for the Corner Office, adding that he, like Baker, will decide by the end of summer.

Then he delivered what sounded like a classic campaign stump speech at the Franklin Town Common, where his daughter, Ayla, headlined a concert. 

“I’m tired of the lack of 
accountability from the Corner Office,” Brown said.

A poll earlier this year showed Brown, the former Massachusetts senator, just four points down in a hypothetical race for the Senate in neighboring New Hampshire.

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