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Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson
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Low Voter Turnout Expected in Boston Mayoral Election

On election day in 2016, 277,366 Bostonians cast a vote. In 2014, 161,115 people pulled the lever. And in 2013, the last mayoral election, 142,007 […]

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Elizabeth Warren: The Democratic Primary Was Rigged for Hillary Clinton

Elizabeth Warren did not mince words when asked Thursday whether the DNC was “rigged” for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential primary. “Yes,” she said. […]

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Charlie Baker Is Still America’s Most Popular Governor

Though the Patriots may be Massachusetts’ most talked-about dynasty (currently!), there’s another consistent winner in the state who has a tight grip on his no. […]

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Beacon Hill Sexual Harassment Policies Under Review

As the insidious culture of sexual harassment permeating Beacon Hill continues to come to light, Gov. Charlie Baker has directed staff to review the administration’s zero-tolerance […]

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Mitt Romney Could Be Utah’s Next Senator

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney may soon be trying a new title on for size: junior senator. According to the Atlantic, Sen. Orrin Hatch, who has […]

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At the WGBH Debate, Tito Jackson Challenged Marty Walsh’s Record

If Tito Jackson is going down, he’s going down swinging. The city councilor, in the last scheduled debate between the two candidates before the November […]

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Bernie Sanders Is Coming to Somerville

Bernie Sanders is coming to Somerville on Monday, where he will stump for progressive candidates in local elections. The Vermont Senator says he’ll be at Once […]

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Elizabeth Warren Is Endorsing Marty Walsh

Back when the 2016 Democratic primary was a toss-up in Massachusetts, Sen. Elizabeth Warren chose to let a progressive challenge to Hillary Clinton from Bernie Sanders […]

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Susan Collins Is Staying Put

I guess it tells you all you need to know about the stature of Susan Collins that she captured the nation’s attention this morning by […]

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Sen. Warren to Donate Harvey Weinstein’s Campaign Contributions

Sen. Elizabeth Warren will donate the $5,000 she received from Harvey Weinstein to Casa Myrna, a domestic violence nonprofit in Dorchester, her office told Boston Magazine. A number of […]

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Cambridge Officials Consider Covering DACA Reapplication Fees

Cambridge City Council will consider a proposal tonight to cover the reapplication fees charged to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients. Every two years, the […]

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Is Ed Markey Really the Best We Can Do?

Or in a political world gone mad, is Massachusetts’ other senator the only one in Washington who still knows the art of the deal?

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Massachusetts Officials Launch Hurricane Maria Relief Fund

Massachusetts officials announced today the creation of the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico fund to help streamline donations and relief efforts for the hurricane-battered island. […]

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President Obama Cried When Dropping Malia Off at Harvard

Dropping a child off at college is an emotional experience, even for former presidents. In a speech on Monday night posted by radio station WDEL, […]

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The Framingham Mayor’s Race Is Down to Two

The race to pick the mayor of Massachusetts’ soon-to-be newest city, Framingham, has narrowed its field of candidates to two: former State Rep. John Stefanini and […]