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Massachusetts State Senator Eric Lesser Endorsed by Obama

Endorsements don’t get much bigger than this, and for a state Senate position, no less. President Barack Obama this week is throwing his support behind […]

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Boston Will Get 75 Additional Liquor Licenses

Update: Bring on the growth. @MassGovernor has signed the economic development bill. #mapoli pic.twitter.com/wYFioPhmjZ — Jesse Mermell (@jessemermell) August 13, 2014 Earlier: Thursday, July 31, […]

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Big Changes Are Coming To the Massachusetts State Senate

I’m not a fan of term limits, but there is an argument to be made that the eight-year state Senate presidency cap has produced some […]

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Dan Wolf’s Senate Tenure Just Got a Little Bit Longer

Democrat Dan Wolf won’t resign his state Senate seat tomorrow as planned after getting a reprieve this afternoon from the state Ethics Commission, according to […]

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Dan Wolf Will Resign from Senate and Suspend His Campaign

Citing his ongoing feud with the state Ethics Commission, Dan Wolf is resigning from the state Senate effective August 29 and suspending his campaign for […]

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The Ethics Commission Is Crying Dan Wolf

The CommonWealth headline today is a little misleading. State senator Dan Wolf is not “resigned to quitting” his campaign for Governor of Massachusetts. “I am […]

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Next State Senate President: Bald, Gay, Jewish, and from Western Mass.?

Last week I wrote that state senator Stan Rosenberg of Amherst was rumored to have gained the upper hand in the battle to line up […]

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Barry Finegold Makes It Rain

Rumor has it that state senator Barry Finegold of Andover intends to run for state treasurer in 2014—and his campaign account sure seems to support […]

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Someone Tell The Herald There Are Elections Today

I realize it might seem silly to criticize the Boston Herald for abdicating its duty to cover local politics, as if the tabloid cares about […]

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Radio Liberte for Linda Forry

Linda Forry’s victory in the recent state Senate special election primary was surely helped by her ability to outspend Nick Collins nearly two-to-one in the […]