When Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker tried to purchase the protective gear necessary for healthcare workers in his state, the problem wasn’t necessarily that the inventories of the equipment he sought didn’t exist. Rather, the obstacle he faced was that the companies warehousing these supplies were sitting on them, letting a bidding war play out between states and between states and the federal government.
On Thursday night's episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, host Rachel Maddow focused on Massachusetts' gubernatorial race between Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker. She discussed an emotional story by Baker that may be completely made-up.
On Tuesday, Republican candidate for Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker, called a Boston-area female reporter 'sweetheart' and patted her on her shoulder after she asked him a question.