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Q&A: Stephanie Cutter

CNN’s Crossfire is back! And as one of four hosts, Raynham native and Democratic strategist Stephanie Cutter says she wants to go beyond the talking points.

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The Vision Thing

Tom Menino has often been criticized for lacking an overarching vision for Boston. Grand designs? Big thinking? “I think he’d be the first to admit […]

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Menino’s Greatest Hits…And Misses

HITS 1. Financial Stability Pension liabilities? Not a problem. Debt? Looking good. Budget deficit? Never. Menino has ended 20 straight years with an operating surplus, […]

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Will the Same Old Vote Dominate the Preliminary?

If you live in the area and are not old, you’re familiar with all the usual complaints about Boston: the T stops running too early, […]

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Always Remember the Butt Fumble

The Patriots play the Jets tonight, marking the first time the two teams have met since this happened: Yes, the butt fumble. It’s hard to […]

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The John Connolly Education Paradox

Over the last couple years, it’s been mystifying how Harvard has all but become a dirty word in politics. During his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney, owner […]

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Mayor Menino Doesn’t Care Whether You Vote On the Eastie Casino

Tuesday’s press conference announcing a deal between the City of Boston and Suffolk Downs to potentially bring a casino to Eastie was a mostly straightforward […]

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Q&A: Taylor Schilling

Taylor Schilling stars in the much-buzzed-about Netflix series Orange Is the New Black.

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Looks Like The Mayoral Candidates Are Tweeting Better

Ask and you shall receive, right? I did a little kvetching in our August issue about the boooorrrrrriiiinnnnnggggg state of our 12 mayoral candidates’ Twitter […]

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A Brief Note on Boston As a World Class City

Guys, we make a lot of noise around these parts about Boston being a top flight city. And it’s true, we are basically better than […]

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The Anatomy of the Freak Out Over Tom Brady’s Knee

So what is the Boston Twitter equivalent of somebody yelling fire in a crowded movie theater? We found out at just about 3:20 p.m. on […]

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What We Know About Curt Schilling One Year After the Demise of 38 Studios

Curt Schilling, it turns out, had a heart attack two years ago. It was just seven months before the demise of his video game company, […]

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Menino to Suffolk Downs: Stop Horsing Around

It looks like negotiations between the Menino Administration and Suffolk Downs may be getting a little testy. The two sides are trying to hammer out […]

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City Council Candidate Josh Zakim Has a Boston Jewish Political Dynasty in Mind

That’s what Josh Zakim has in mind, along with a few other things.

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John Henry: Red Sox and Boston Globe Boss Man

Beth Healy, the Boston Globe business reporter covering the paper’s sale to Red Sox owner John Henry, is sort of living the dream right now. […]