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

One Quality, Two Big Wins

Maura Healey and Seth Moulton pulled off upsets thanks, in part, to one thing: gumption.

The New Massachusetts Democrates

Charlie Baker is, quite literally, the last straight man standing.

Don't Forget About These 10 GOP House Primaries

The outcomes could tip the balance of power in that caucus.

Tom Conroy Hearts New York?

The candidate loves Boston so much he features Manhattan on his website. Oops!

The Curious Case of Seth Moulton

These past few days suggest that he may have a shot at winning the Democratic primary.

Here's Your Gubernatorial Primary Debate Recap

Steve Grossman shines, Martha Coakley's fine, and Don Berwick whines.

Were Warren Tolman's Ads Inspired by an Atlanta Mayoral Candidate?

So it seems.

Time for a Statewide Primary Prediction Contest!

Here's your chance to earn some bragging rights.

We May Have a Winner for Worst Political Ad of the Season

Pettiness? Check. Steve Grossman and Martha Coakley cast as children? Check, check.

Warren Tolman's 'Unbecoming' Comment

It's too early to tell if we have an unbecoming-gate on our hands.