The Scrum's Adam Reilly and David Bernstein speak with former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift about a possible Romney run for president in 2016; why women seem to love (or at least like) Charlie Baker; whether the national GOP has drifted too far to the right; inoculating against the three H's (hair, hemlines, and husbands); and the legacy of the late Governor Paul Cellucci.

Exciting Opportunity For Scrum Listeners!

The first five people to email us (scrum@wgbh.org) will have a chance to sit in the studio audience for the Oct. 21 debate between Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley.

How To Become Governor, From Someone Who Didn't

The loneliness of the major-party candidate and some hard-won wisdom for Martha Coakley (and any political candidate) from former candidate Shannon O'Brien.

David Bernstein's Grand Unifying Theory of Massachusetts Politics and Charlie Baker; and the viability (or lack thereof) of former Boston Mayor Tom Meninio's attempt to cast himself as a prophet for American politics in his new book, Mayor for a New America.

This week, The Scrum podcast headed to historic Faneuil Hall for a gubernatorial forum focused on human services featuring all the Massachusetts candidates-- and found itself impressed by the performance of Evan Falchuck, who's running for governor as an independent.

A closer look at the strategy behind one of the most powerful PACs in D.C.- EMILY's List, and we meet Scrum Primary Challenge top-prognosticator Heather Foley.

Results from The Scrum's first-ever Primary Prediction Challenge are in. 

The Scrum podcast takes a trip to the Democrats' post-primary "unity breakfast". Our first impromptu political guest Juliette Kayyem stops by and drops some "goddamn" knowledge. ​

Why you should vote in the primary. Explained in GIFs. 

Peter Kadzis and Adam Reilly ponder Deval Patrick's unexpected and unusual endorsement of AG candidate Warren Tolman.

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