Since her failed 2010 Senate bid, Coakley has spent $6,000 in leftover cash to promote a statewide bid for office, much of which appears to be a violation of campaign finance law.State law prohibits the use of federal campaign funds to support a state race. Coakley has consistently signaled that she is not interested in another Senate run and since 2010 had said that she would instead run for reelection as attorney general, before changing her mind and announcing a bid for governor last month.Yet she dipped into her federal account to pay for an advertisement and fees at the state party convention that highlighted her position as attorney general, a move her aides say was a mistake. Several months later, she again used the federal cash to travel to the national party convention.On top of that, Coakley also spent $35,000 from her federal fund a huge amount for a scarcely active account on software that helps to maintain a candidate’s fund raising and volunteer database and to file quarterly financial reports to the Federal Election Commission.To further oversee the account and ensure that the reports were filed correctly, the campaign paid $28,254 to Coakley’s sister, Anne Gentile.
Barbara Lee, of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, which is dedicated to getting more women involved in politics, tweeted: “Code for close race = unbecoming unladylike cold bossy. Men always try to knock women off pedestal[s] like this in mapoli and beyond.”Marcy Stech, a spokeswoman for Emily’s List, which backs Democratic female contenders who support abortion rights, said Tolman “took a swipe at a candidate that will have consequences with women voters who are paying attention to this race. This kneejerk reaction will offend Massachusetts women more than draw attention to the real issues.”.
Want it to be easy to seek support. We want the students to know that we there and that our doors are always open, whether at Let Talk or at UHS. Student can come to a Let Talk consultation, but it the best fit for students who:. I know with the guys that are returning [those are] some guys that we feel comfortable with. But again, you always want to continue to enhance the room and create competition and just raise the level of the room. I think that what we have done.