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Mass. AG Maura Healey: I'm Not Running for Governor

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    When Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey joined Broadside to talk about a variety of topics, she told host Joe Battenfield that she doesn't plan on running for a higher office in the Bay State. (Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015)

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey isn't planning on running for a higher office.

    That's what she said Wednesday evening on Broadside when she joined host Joe Battenfeld to talk about a variety of topics.

    Healey, a Democrat, cited her commitment to serving state residents as their attorney general, and expressed hope about being re-elected.

    She's been floated by political observers as a potential challenger to Governor Charlie Baker in 2018.

    "Well, first of all, I am not running for governor. I am Attorney General," she started before Battenfeld interrupted her.

    "In four years? Three years?" Battenfeld asked.

    "Absolutely not," Healey said.

    "Totally ruled out?"

    "Absolutely," Healey said, quickly adding, "What I hope to be in a position to do four years from now is be in a position where I've done a good enough job as attorney general and people would like to see me re-elected as attorney general."

    In the exchange, Healey added that she hopes Battenfeld holds her to her words.

    Watch the above video for more. 

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