Deval Patrick Articles

Hillary Is In the Zone of Maximum Danger

An excerpt from Jonathan V. Last's free weekly newsletter.
1:05 PM, Aug 28, 2015

Let's check in with the big 2016 news from last week: Jim Gilmore? He gone. From the CNN debate, that is. I expect he'll be formally gone from the race soon and whoever manages to scoop up his support will be in the driver's seat to Cleveland.

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Deval Patrick: 'I'm a Great Admirer of Senator Warren'

1:11 PM, Dec 14, 2014

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick again would not commit to supporting Hillary Clinton for president, and voiced admiration for Senator Elizabeth Warren.

He made the comments in an interview today on CNN:

"I need a yes or no," said the CNN host, "because I got to move on: should Elizabeth Warren run for president this time around?"

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Deval Patrick: Protests 'Disruptive'

'What is it we're trying to accomplish beyond disruption?'
12:32 PM, Dec 14, 2014

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick explained on CNN that part of the point of protests yesterday in Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C. was to be "disruptive." 

The CNN host asked, "What is the goal here?"

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Deval Patrick: Hillary Clinton's Sense of Entitlement 'Off-Putting' to Voters

10:12 AM, Nov 30, 2014

Governor Deval Patrick (D, Mass.) says that Hillary Clinton's sense of entitlement is "off-putting to regular voters." Patrick made the comments on Meet the Press: 

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House of Cards

Will Massachusetts voters rescue their state from Deval Patrick’s gambling law?
Oct 06, 2014


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Deval Patrick: Hillary 'Inevitability' Is 'Off Putting'; Refuses to Endorse

10:01 AM, May 18, 2014

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick refused to endorse Hillary Clinton this morning on CNN, and called the notion that she's inevitable "off putting to the average voter."

The CNN host asked, "When you look at 2016, is this Hillary all the way, do you think?"

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Barney Frank Passed Over for Senate

9:32 AM, Jan 30, 2013

Barney Frank publicly asked the Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick for the Senate seat held by John Kerry. (Kerry, of course, is stepping down to run the State Department.) But today it appears that Frank has been passed over. 

CBS Boston is reporting that "Gov. Patrick announces Mo Cowan as interim Mass. Senator."

Cowan is Patrick's former chief of staff.

The official announcement is expected later today, at 11 a.m. in Massachusetts.

"I’ve told the governor I would now like, frankly, to" be senator, Frank admitted earlier this month on MSNBC:

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Obama to Dine with Deval Patrick

1:22 PM, Nov 09, 2012

The office Deval Patrick, the governor of Massachusetts, confirms to the White House press corps that he'll be dining with President Obama tonight at the White House.

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Elizabeth Warren Holds 'Awkward' First Press Conference

Meet the new Massachusetts senator.
12:21 PM, Nov 09, 2012

Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who defeated Scott Brown for the U.S. Senate, held what the Boston Herald reports as an "awkward" first press conference in Boston with Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick.

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In Massachusetts, Deval Patrick Targets Doctors' Earnings

9:35 AM, Aug 13, 2012

Massachusetts's Democratic governor Deval Patrick has signed new legislation that will tax high earnings of medical doctors, Alex Vuckovic writes in the Boston Herald:


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Warren Didn't Reveal Cherokee Heritage to Employers During Hiring Process

8:50 AM, May 31, 2012

The Boston Globe reports that Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren admitted in a prepared statement that she told two of her employers that she was a Native American--after she was hired. From the Globe:

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