David S. Bernstein

David S. Bernstein

Contributing Editor

David S. Bernstein, who spent the past 10 years at the Boston Phoenix, is widely regarded as one of the state’s foremost political writers. Over the course of his 23-year career, he has become a frequent analyst on local and national television and radio broadcasts, and has been named journalist of the year by the New England Press Association. Additionally, he has been cited for excellence in criminal justice reporting by John Jay College. Visit his website at DavidSBernstein.com.

David S. Bernstein'S latest stories

The Spirit of Mark Fisher's New Ad

Realllly unsure what he was going for with this one.

Jamie Eldridge Is Endorsing Don Berwick

He joins Sonia Chang-Diaz in backing the candidate for governor.

Outside Spending Groups Are Baa-aaack

Nope, it wasn't just a one-time thing for the mayoral election.

Find Out Which Reps and Senators Got the Most Lobbying Money Last Year

Drumroll, please.

The 'Maybe' Heard ’Round the Commonwealth

Deval Patrick changed his tune on whether he'd run for president.

The Caucus of Our Discontent

The emerging theme seems to be the failure of a theme to emerge.

What's Going to Happen in the Senate Race?

A few predictions.

Will the Candidates Criticize Deval Patrick?

The Dem candidates have to walk a fine line, that's for sure.

Martha Coakley vs. All, In Three Scenarios

The odds depend on how likely you think it is that Coakley will screw it up, and how quickly.

Who Will Win the Big, Down-Ballot Races?

Yeesh—everyone's asking about LG, AG, and Treasurer.