Democratic Massachusetts Attorney General candidate Maura Healey tried to distance herself from her ex-boss, the current Attorney General and candidate for governor, Martha Coakley at a debate Tuesday.

During her campaign against former state lawmaker Warren Tolman, Healey routinely boasted of her accomplishments while working for Coakley in the Attorney General's office. But during the debate at the Boston Globe, Healey gently criticized some other work done in the office, a deal Coakley worked out with Partners Health Care.

“There are aspects of the deal that I’m skeptical about.  I actually had left the office at the time this agreement was done,” she said.
Coakley allowed Partners to acquire South Shore Hospital and Hallmark health systems if it agreed to a number of restrictions on further growth. Previously, Healey criticized a legal settlement Coakley signed off on with a Beacon Hill lobbying firm about allegedly illegal fees it took from a children's hospital.

Healey also broke with her old employer on the subject of casinos, saying the AG was wrong when she initially tried to keep an anti-casino question off the ballot.

Coakley has also taken fire on each of these subjects from her opponents in the governor's race.