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THE GOVERNOR’S RACE | ON THE TRAIL

For Patrick, optimism prevails

Amid challenges and brickbats, the incumbent believes in his accomplishments — and himself

Governor Deval Patrick at the Statewide Black Clergy for Unity Prayer Group in Boston earlier this month. Governor Deval Patrick at the Statewide Black Clergy for Unity Prayer Group in Boston earlier this month. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Eric Moskowitz
Globe Staff / October 22, 2010

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Deval Patrick is stopped at a light in Dorchester, in the shadow of the Baker Chocolate Factory condominiums, talking on the phone. He is almost always on the phone when riding in the car these days, and he is in the car a lot, calling Cabinet members and federal officials and aides and potential supporters while shuttling from event to event, one more 14-hour-day in a blur of 100-hour weeks as governor and candidate. (Full article: 2161 words)

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