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Deval Patrick Is Not Ruling Out the Chance to Lose in the Democratic Primary

After reading the room, surveyed the list of candidates vying for the nomination, and doing some soul-searching about his odds of pulling this off, Deval […]

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Ayanna Pressley Just Endorsed Elizabeth Warren

Breaking with the other influential progressive Congresswomen in the so-called Squad to stand with a local ally, Ayanna Pressley has just endorsed Elizabeth Warren. Pressley, […]

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Someone Handed Out Bogus Fliers in Brighton ahead of the City Council Election

Exactly how this went down has yet to be determined, but a bogus campaign literature scheme on behalf of Boston City Council candidate Craig Cashman […]

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How Things Shook Out in the 2019 Boston City Council Election

The results of the 2019 municipal election are in, and it looks like the transformation of Boston’s City Council will continue. For the first time […]

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Embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Loses Election

While voters in 58 communities across Massachusetts headed to the polls Tuesday, one city’s election in particular earned outside attention—had Fall River finally had enough […]

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Jim McGovern Opens Impeachment Vote: “This Is a Sad Day for Our Country”

Before the House’s big vote to formally launch a public impeachment inquiry, Massachusetts Rep. Jim McGovern kicked things off on a solemn note. “Madam Speaker, […]

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Video: Boston City Councilor Tim McCarthy Brags about Winning against “Women” and “Minorities”

Boston City Councilor Tim McCarthy was clearly in high spirits the night of September 24, in the hours following the preliminary city council elections. After […]

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Is It Time for Charlie Baker to Leave the Republican Party?

It’s no secret that for the past decade, Charlie Baker has awkwardly attempted to coexist with the increasingly toxic Republican Party. From the Tea Party […]

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Meet Mitt Romney’s Secret Online Alter Ego: “Pierre Delecto”

Much like a delectable portion of foie gras seared atop a cast iron pan, Mitt Romney’s goose is cooked. An online sleuth at Slate has discovered that […]

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Jasiel Correia Steps Back, but Remains Defiant: It’s “Not An Admission of Anything”

Staying true to his word, Fall River’s Jasiel Correia isn’t resigning—but, in the wake of two arrests, federal extortion and fraud charges, and an attempted […]

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Senate Candidate Drops Out, Blasts Democratic Party for “Blacklisting” Challengers

As the race for incumbent Senator Ed Markey’s seat ramps up, it seems that political outsider Steve Pemberton couldn’t keep up the pace. Monday, the […]

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Elizabeth Warren Lets Loose with a Gay Marriage Zinger

If you really want to have an impact in a presidential campaign right now, you gotta be skilled in the art of the well-executed burn. […]

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Michelle Wu Wants to Take a Wrecking Ball to the BPDA

Much like the Boston Redevelopment Authority a half century ago helped raze Boston’s vibrant West End, City Councilor Michelle Wu says it’s time to smash the […]

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What You Need to Know about Richard Neal’s Whistleblower Investigation

By now, you’re probably pretty familiar with the story of the whistleblower who brought some pretty explosive allegations to light last week—that President Donald Trump pressured the […]

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Turns Out Elizabeth Warren Is, in Fact, a Cougar

If you just happened to stumble across this tweet from Elizabeth Warren, it probably wouldn’t look all that special. “It’s always a good day to […]