Two weeks ago, Progressive Massachusetts released the results of its candidate surveys. The organization sent a questionnaire to the candidates for each of the four statewide races this year: Governor, Lt Governor, Attorney General, and Treasurer. The questionnaire covered jobs & the economy, education, health care, housing, and revenue & taxation.
Four out of the five Democrats responded: Don Berwick, Martha Coakley, Steve Grossman, and Juliette Kayyem. Joe Avellone did not.
When reading through the survey responses, I was caught by the number
of hedges. The survey had many simple Yes or No questions to which
candidates responded with neither a Yes nor a No.
Below, I've included all but one of the Yes/No questions for a
side-by-side comparison. I left out the housing question because all of
them agreed ("Yes") and the bulk of that section consisted of written
Read the rest here.