Deval Patrick

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Deval Laurdine Patrick (born July 31, 1956) is an American politician, civil rights lawyer, author, and businessman who served as the 71st Governor of Massachusetts, from 2007 to 2015.wikipedia
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2006 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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He was first elected in 2006, succeeding Mitt Romney who chose not to run for reelection.
Former United States Assistant Attorney General Deval Patrick was elected to a four-year term.

2010 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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He was reelected in 2010 and is the only African American to date to have served as Governor of Massachusetts.
Incumbent Democratic Governor Deval Patrick was re-elected to a second term.

Governor of Massachusetts

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Deval Laurdine Patrick (born July 31, 1956) is an American politician, civil rights lawyer, author, and businessman who served as the 71st Governor of Massachusetts, from 2007 to 2015.
In a break from tradition, the January 2007 inauguration of Governor Deval Patrick took place the day after outgoing Governor Mitt Romney took the lone walk down the front steps.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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During his governorship, Patrick oversaw the implementation of the state's 2006 health care reform program which had been enacted under Mitt Romney; increased funding to education and life sciences; won a federal Race to the Top education grant; passed an overhaul of governance of the state transportation function, signing a law to create the Massachusetts Department of Transportation; increased the state sales tax from 5% to 6.25%; and raised the state's minimum wage from $8 per hour to $11 per hour by 2017.
In 2009, Governor Deval Patrick proposed merging all Massachusetts transportation agencies into a single Department of Transportation.

2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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Shortly after Patrick's second term began on January 6, 2011, he declared he would not seek re-election in 2014.
Incumbent Democratic Governor Deval Patrick was eligible to seek a third term but stated in January 2011 that he would not run for re-election.

Laurdine Patrick

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Patrick is the son of Emily Mae (née Wintersmith) and Laurdine "Pat" Patrick, a jazz musician in Sun Ra's band.
His son, Deval Patrick, was governor of Massachusetts.

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau

He went on to attend Harvard College and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.

United States Assistant Attorney General

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A Democrat, Patrick previously served from 1994 to 1997 as the United States Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division under President Bill Clinton.
Deval Patrick, (1994–1997)

United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

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A Democrat, Patrick previously served from 1994 to 1997 as the United States Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division under President Bill Clinton.

Mitt Romney

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He was first elected in 2006, succeeding Mitt Romney who chose not to run for reelection.
Dissatisfaction with Romney's administration and the weak condition of the Republican state party were among several factors contributing to Democrat Deval Patrick's 20-point win over Republican Kerry Healey, Romney's lieutenant governor, in the 2006 Massachusetts gubernatorial election.

Ames Moot Court Competition

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At Harvard, Patrick won "Best Oralist" in the prestigious Ames Moot Court Competition, in 1981.
Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick (1981)

Benjamin LaGuer

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Patrick faced criticism for having once written letters to the parole board describing correspondence from Benjamin LaGuer, a man convicted of a brutal eight-hour rape, as "thoughtful, insightful, eloquent, [and] humane".
His case became a flashpoint in the 2006 race for Massachusetts Governor when it was revealed that Deval Patrick, the Democratic candidate, had corresponded with and supported the inmate over a period of several years.

Our Generation Speaks

Patrick is a managing director at Bain Capital and serves as the chairman of the board for Our Generation Speaks, a fellowship program and startup incubator whose mіѕѕіоn іѕ to bring together young Israeli and Palestinian leaders through entrepreneurship.
Since its founding, OGS has received financial support and advising from оvеr fіftу independent American, Pаlеѕtіnіаn, and Iѕrаеlі dоnоrѕ whо ѕhаrе its gоаlѕ and vаluеѕ, including the Kraft Family (the Kraft Group), former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick, Hаnі Alаmі, a Palestinian telecommunications еntrерrеnеur, and Aron Ain, сhіеf еxесutіvе of Kronos Incorporated.

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The general election was very heated, described by former governor Michael Dukakis as "the dirtiest gubernatorial campaign in my memory".
He was mentioned as a potential appointee to the Senate in 2009 to fill the vacancy caused by Ted Kennedy's death, but Governor Deval Patrick chose Paul G. Kirk.

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He was at first seen as a dark horse candidate, facing veteran politicians Thomas Reilly and Chris Gabrielli in the Democratic primary.
Former U.S. Assistant Attorney General Deval Patrick won the party's nomination and the general election, defeating Reilly and businessman Chris Gabrieli.

Gloria Cordes Larson

Before taking office, Patrick assembled a transition team headed by lawyer Michael Angelini, bank executive Ronald Homer, and Weld administration economic affairs secretary Gloria Cordes Larson.
Prior to joining Bentley, Larson served as secretary of consumer affairs and business regulation from 1991 to 1993, under former Massachusetts Governor William Weld and led a business advisory council for former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.

Fly Club

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He graduated from Harvard College, where he was a member of the Fly Club, with a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in English and American literature, in 1978.
Deval Patrick – 71st Governor of Massachusetts

Robert Taylor Homes

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Patrick was born on July 31, 1956 in the South Side of Chicago, where his family resided in a two-bedroom apartment in the Robert Taylor Homes' housing projects.
Deval Patrick, 71st Governor of Massachusetts (2007-2015).

Mo Cowan

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On January 30, 2013, Patrick chose his former chief-of-staff William "Mo" Cowan to serve as interim U.S. senator until a special election to fill the seat left vacant by Secretary of State designate John Kerry.
A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as legal counsel and chief of staff to Governor Deval Patrick.

Harvard College

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He went on to attend Harvard College and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. He graduated from Harvard College, where he was a member of the Fly Club, with a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in English and American literature, in 1978.
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Milton, Massachusetts

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While Patrick was in middle school, one of his teachers referred him to A Better Chance, a national non-profit organization for identifying, recruiting and developing leaders among academically gifted minority students, which enabled him to attend Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts.
Deval Patrick, former Governor of Massachusetts, attended Milton Academy

Rick Sullivan

Richard K. "Rick" Sullivan, Jr. is an American politician who served as chief of staff to Governor Deval Patrick from 2014 to 2015.

Salvatore DiMasi

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Patrick's casino plan had faced strong opposition from Salvatore DiMasi, the former Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
In 2007, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick submitted a bill that would allow the construction and operation of three resort-style casinos in the state.

Bain Capital

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Patrick is a managing director at Bain Capital and serves as the chairman of the board for Our Generation Speaks, a fellowship program and startup incubator whose mіѕѕіоn іѕ to bring together young Israeli and Palestinian leaders through entrepreneurship.
In 2015, Bain Capital hired Deval Patrick, former Massachusetts Governor, to lead the new business division.

Tim Cahill (politician)

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In the general election, Patrick faced Republican Charlie Baker and Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill, an Independent.
He ran against incumbent Governor Deval Patrick (D) and former Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare CEO Charles Baker (R).