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Tough act for Baker to follow

Seeking reprise of Brown’s magic ride

An energized Republican base could help Charles Baker in his gubernatorial campaign, but his more socially liberal positions might not appeal to those who voted for Scott Brown. An energized Republican base could help Charles Baker in his gubernatorial campaign, but his more socially liberal positions might not appeal to those who voted for Scott Brown. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/File 2009)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / January 30, 2010

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Just a few weeks ago, Massachusetts Republicans were all abuzz about Charles D. Baker Jr. and his chances at recapturing the governor’s office. Oh, the money he has raised, they would say. Oh, the grass-roots excitement that was brewing, they would crow. (Full article: 861 words)

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