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

Martha Coakley Rolls Right Along

Merrily, probably.

Marty Walsh Supporters Have to Pay to Settle Claims

To the tune of $30,000.

Two Councilors Criticize Mayor Walsh Over Probation Verdict Comments

But Stephen Murphy takes his side.

The Treasurer's Race Is Coming to a TV Near You

Deb Goldberg gets in with an ad buy.

Elizabeth Warren Is Hitting Some Milestones

A million and four, to be exact.

State Legislature Passes the Disclosure Act

Here's a little bit of praise and a lot of insults for the lawmakers.

Marty Walsh Declares John O'Brien Not Guilty

This is stunning on so many levels.

Is Warren Tolman Going Squishy On Guns?

Maura Healey seems to think so.

That New Pro-Steve Grossman Ad Is a Mover, Not a Shaker

Here's why it won't shake up the governor's race.

Patronage, Power, and the Probation Department Scandal

It's a big problem that, after four years, a lot of folks on Beacon Hill don't seem to know what went wrong.