Democrats Focus On Potential Candidates For Massachusetts Governor At Convention

July 13, 2013 8:51 PM
Democrats Focus On Potential Candidates For Massachusetts Governor At Convention
" LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — State Treasurer Steven Grossman told delegates at the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s annual convention Saturday that he was running for governor and said he would make paid family leave a top priority if elected.

“I think it’s a moral and economic responsibility,” Grossman said.

Grossman, former chief executive of Grossman Marketing Group, later said he’s looking forward to a vigorous primary race and believes he has the business experience, skills and credibility to be the best nominee.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

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Delegates gathered in the Tsongas Center in Lowell to set a party platform, but much of the focus was on potential candidates for next year’s governor’s race. The declared candidates include Cape Cod state Sen. Dan Wolf, Newton pediatrician Don Berwick and Joseph Avellone, a former Wellesley selectman "

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