How Martha Coakley Could Lose Again

Polls show the former Senate candidate with a big lead in this year's Massachusetts gubernatorial primary. But the Bay State's nominating rules mean she's no shoo-in.

BOSTON - JANUARY 19: U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Martha Coakley gives a concession speech January 19, 2010 at the Sheraton Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. Coakley lost to Republican challenger State Senator Scott Brown in a special election to fill the seat of late U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy.
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