After Republican wave, governors aim to push policy

Candidate for governor Charlie Baker arrives at the funeral for Mayor Thomas Menino in Hyde ParkBy Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) – Massachusetts voters sent a Republican, former healthcare executive Charlie Baker, to the statehouse after an election night featuring razor-thin margins and a wave of Republican victories in governors’ races across the United States. The outcomes in Connecticut and Alaska remained undecided on Wednesday while the Republican Party won more than half the 36 governors’ races in the United States and control of both houses of Congress. …

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