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Lucas: Women taking the reins of Massachusetts government

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Once touted as the Massachusetts Miracle, the state could soon be known as the Massachusetts Matriarchy.
Billy Galvin, 71, the veteran secretary of state, could soon be the only male holding statewide constitutional office. But he is being challenged by a woman, too.
She is Tanisha Sullivan, head of the Boston branch of the NAACP, who is challenging Galvin in the Democrat primary.
Women are taking over state government, and while some see that as a good thing, believing women bring different values to politics and society as do men, others maintain that women in power rule no differently...
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