Quotes from the news wire:
That’s likely because voters want Charlie Baker to check on the Democratic-controlled legislature, but they’re turned off by Republicans in federal races, especially over social issues. He thinks Senator Warren and her deep-pocketed campaign will be tough to beat but that Dielh or Lindstrom are capable, with Diehl perhaps having the early advantage as a result of better name recognition. Senator Warren has $ 11 million in her campaign account through the end of June, compared with $ 260,000 for Geoff Diehl and $ 28,000 for Shiva Ayyadurai, another GOP candidate and a technology entrepreneur, according to Federal Election Commission records. Though presidents typically stay out of their party’s primaries, Bob Gray pointed out that Donald Trump has already defied that convention and mused that Donald Trump could be a factor in Massachusetts.
I'll just give you an example, if you're running and you walk doors, you kindly knock on a door and if you have a good conversation you ask if you can put a yard sign in the yard and sometimes that works. Well, they've got the Hillary (Clinton) voting list and they're just having large teams, many from out of state, walk through and they're just putting signs in every yard of a Hillary voter. And you wake up in the morning and you don't like the sign, maybe you throw it away. But the vast majority of the people are just leaving the sign up, which is creating a sense of energy that's unrealistic.