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

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.

A Good Step on Early Voting

Massachusetts has had plenty of opportunity to vote often, and now, we'll be able to vote early.

Chart of the Week

The state parties aren't stocking up significant war chests.

Mayor Walsh Finds Diversity Tougher than Candidate Walsh Expected

Does he understand that a truly diverse staff will not happen by good intentions alone?

Some Quick Answers to the Last 'Ask Me Anything' Questions

Including, but not limited to: Marty Walsh's challengers and anti-establishment Republicans.

Which Politicians Do I Like, and Which Don't I Like Very Much?

The answer to the (dicey!) fourth 'Ask Me Anything’ question.

Looking for Primary Action in the State Legislature

The answer to the third 'Ask Me Anything’ question.

Fisher Can Only Hurt Baker If Baker Lets Him

The answer to the second 'Ask Me Anything' question.