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"… : tobacco. Nelson sent a typo-ridden email to Peter Valberg of Cambridge, Massachusetts. A former professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, Valberg was by …"

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"… — what some of those activists typically would call “dark money.” A Massachusetts-based campaign finance reform group called the Piper Fund gave $200,000 to …"

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"… ts the given category: Either method will sort the states by rank, listing Massachusetts — which scored a 92, or an A, in political financing — first, and …"

"… nd Mississippi — which managed just a 34, or an F — last. Why did Massachusetts score so high in this category? Just click on the state’s wheel, or on i …"

"… click on the state’s wheel, or on its box in the map above, to find out. Massachusetts’ state page, with the article below and the expandable report card above …"

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"… iatives to push raising the minimum wage in Maine, legalizing marijuana in Massachusetts, closing gun sale loopholes in Nevada, guarding endangered species in Oreg …"

"…  are taking shape in five states — Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada. Activists with ties to the Sierra Club have announced pla …"

"… regon and another to give certain farm animals more room to move around in Massachusetts. John Goodwin, its political director, said his group seeks to have a nati …"

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"… rs, good-government advocates and editorial boards across the country. In Massachusetts, the House passed an overhaul of the state’s public records law last mon …"

"… ttees or commissions just how they might improve their state’s grade. In Massachusetts — which earned an F in the category for public access to information in …"

"… p;Gavi Wolfe, legislative counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, who has lobbied to pass a bill. Wolfe said he’s optimistic the Senate a …"

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"… pting Koch-connected money. And earlier this month, Suffolk University in Massachusetts split with the Beacon Hill Institute, a conservative think tank …"

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"… ad aired on television 25 times during October in New Hampshire, Iowa and Massachusetts markets, as well as on national cable networks, according to data collecte …"

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"… gress, led by Rep. Anna Eshoo from California, and Sen. Edward Markey from Massachusetts, filed a brief in support of the FCC’s rules.  But the three-judge …"

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"… e effectiveness and capacity of nonprofit organizations” in its namesake Massachusetts county, gave American Family Voices $25,000 sometime between mid-2013 and …"

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"… 2013, George LeVines submitted a request for records to the Massachusetts State Police, asking for controlled substance seizure reports at stat …"

"… nsane.” The cost was prohibitive, and LeVines withdrew his request. The Massachusetts State Police has become a notorious steel trap of information — it's&nbs …"

"… e Legislature and the judicial branch are at least partly exempt from Massachusetts’ public records law. Governors have cited a state Supreme Court ruling t …"

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"… :00 p.m.: Due to a correction to the data in another state, Massachusetts' rank has changed to tied for 11th overall. Charlie Baker was irritated. …"

"… overall. Charlie Baker was irritated. Dismayed. Vexed. The newly elected Massachusetts governor had just finished asking nearly all 49 of his fellow governors a …"

"… re was no… Internet connection? Back in D.C., Baker struggled to defend Massachusetts as his new colleagues quizzed him about his Internet predicament, asking:& …"

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"… s suffered from an inferiority complex dating back to colonial times, when Massachusetts minister Cotton Mather called it the “sewer of New England” and Connec …"

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"… ublican Scott Brown, who previously served in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts, last month launched a Senate campaign in the Granite State. Also seeking …"

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"… es an appointment that is later confirmed by a three-member commission. In Massachusetts, the governor can reject the list of nominees and ask for more. In two st …"

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"… federal politicians, pre-writing tweets for its members to send. When the Massachusetts Gaming Commission held a forum on Internet gambling in March, the alliance …"

"… day's Gaming Commission Internet Forum. Please support Internet #poker for Massachusetts!” Within a day, dozens of supporters had sent the tweet. The alliance w …"

"… al other states are looking at Internet gambling this year, including Massachusetts, California, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Mississippi, where a bill …"

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"… ve permanent air monitors in the region, which is nearly twice the size of Massachusetts, and all of them are on the fringes of the shale play, far from the heavy …"

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"… allenging some of them already,” he said. Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Wyoming and the District of Columbia a …"

"… nor can financially support. Hours after the McCutcheon ruling came down, Massachusetts’s Office of Campaign and Political Finance announced it would “no long …"

"… individual may contribute to all candidates.” Spokesman Jason Tait said Massachusetts officials were also reviewing the current $5,000 aggregate limit that indi …"

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"… in Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale, which spans an area nearly twice the size of Massachusetts, is particularly problematic because there's little monitoring of any kind …"

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"… id best in New Jersey, Maryland and Illinois. White kids scored highest in Massachusetts and New Jersey. And Latinos fared best, among states with significant Hisp …"

"… nic populations, in Virginia, Maryland and Florida. Black kids did best in Massachusetts and Maryland, among states that have a sizable African-American demographi …"

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"… ccording to FEC records. Paul Lemieux, the president of a beauty salon in Massachusetts, said he gave $500 to Ready for Hillary in September as a sign of “encou …"

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"… bomb past international borders. So for $100, he purchased by mail from a Massachusetts lab supply company a 6.8 kilogram — 15 pound — cylinder of dense, heav …"

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"… of Congress, much of which focused on the special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts that Republican Scott Brown ultimately won. This year, groups have spent …"

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"… icans who file for bankruptcy because of medical debt. A new study in Massachusetts is providing evidence that the reform law passed in that state in 200 …"

"… ucted by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, found that the Massachusetts reform law, often called RomneyCare after then GOP Gov. Mitt Romney, has r …"

"… years earlier. The Federal Reserve of Chicago researchers found that the Massachusetts reform law, which reduced the rate of uninsured residents from 8.4 percent …"

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"… t backed Republican Gabriel Gomez during a special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts. Heading into 2014, American Crossroads reported about $2.7 million in th …"

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"… ng the Virginia gubernatorial race and the special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts. This stands in stark contrast to the 2012 election cycle when Steyer did …"

"… a super PAC that backed underdog GOP Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez in the Massachusetts special election last June. His super PAC has since disbanded. Ben Wiede …"

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"… being implemented as Congress intended, or how to make sure it isn’t — Massachusetts legislators have focused their attention on the next phase of reform: heal …"

"… e focused their attention on the next phase of reform: health care costs. Massachusetts is where the nation’s most sweeping reform bill was enacted in 2006 — …"

"… ER — neither Romneycare nor Obamacare went far enough. Now, once again, Massachusetts lawmakers are leading the nation, or at least trying to. And this year, we …"

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"… AC in the last 10 days of the special election for the U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts,” Collegio wrote in an email. American Crossroads has backed many more …"

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"… ublican Gabriel Gomez during last year’s special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts has been disbanded, according to paperwork recently filed with the Federal …"

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