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

Dems Roll Out Convention-Week Endorsements

In hopes of swaying a few delegates.

Herald and Globe Polls Skew Similarly

Just not how you'd expect them.

A Notorious Murder Conviction Is In Jeopardy

Sean Ellis has already served 20 years for the brutal murder of BPD detective John Mulligan, but new revelations could vacate his sentence.

The Delegates Are High on One Thing

And his name is Steve Grossman.

Martha Coakley Takes a Calculated Risk

She opted to accept public financing while Steve Grossman and Charlie Baker still opt out.

People's Pledge Bickering Moves Down the Ballot

To the race for Attorney General.

The Department of Children and Families Almost Got a New Commissioner

But Maria Zoe Mossaides had to withdraw from consideration.

Linda Dorcena Forry Graduates from Harvard

Making her the eighth state senator to join the club.

The Mayor's Cold Non-Sendoff of His Now-Former Communications Director

Cold as ice.

'Unopposed' Is the New Majority Party

Most state senators and reps are running without major-party opposition.