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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Endorsed Ed Markey

In case you had any doubts about just how different Joe Kennedy III’s bid to unseat Ed Markey might be from other campaigns from insurgent […]

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A No-Nonsense Guide to the Mass. Primary Elections

It’s no secret that Massachusetts loves its incumbents. However, the Democratic Party is changing—and as the party’s agenda has shifted further to the left, some are starting to wonder […]

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Seth Moulton’s 2020 Presidential Campaign Is Over

After a campaign that felt like it never quite got off the ground, 6th District Representative Seth Moulton is ending his presidential bid, he told the Boston Globe Thursday. […]

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A Fall River City Council Meeting Flew Off the Rails After Mayor Jasiel Correia Showed Up Uninvited

Routine local government sessions aren’t exactly known for being high drama—but if there were ever a municipal-level spinoff of The West Wing, it would probably look a lot […]

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On The Daily Show, Ayanna Pressley Sounded off about Guns

Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley had a primetime audience Monday night on Comedy Central, where she sat in at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and shared her […]

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No, a Lemonade Stand Didn’t Charge Elizabeth Warren $7 for a Lemonade

A photo of Elizabeth Warren patronizing a lemonade stand run by a group of Iowan children had some scratching their heads this week, thanks to reports that […]

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The Law According to Rachael Rollins

The first thing I notice when I walk into Rachael Rollins’s downtown corner office is the impressive wraparound windowsill jam-packed with plaques, diplomas, statuettes, and […]

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This 11-Year-Old Journalist Asked Elizabeth Warren Some Hard-Hitting Questions

Even a seasoned political journalist might get a little anxious at the thought of sitting down with one of the top-polling presidential candidates, but when cub reporter […]

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An RNC Plot to Troll Seth Moulton with a Flag Did Not Go as Planned

The crack team over at the Republican National Committee hatched a downright genius plan this week. As a snarky reminder from some real patriots about respecting the […]

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Guide: Which Massachusetts Politicians Support Impeachment

By the New York Times‘ count as of Friday morning, 91 House Democrats and one House independent are now openly calling for impeachment, a number that […]

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In Some Fresh Nonsense, Trump Says Ayanna Pressley and the Squad Are “Racist”

In yet another escalation of the ongoing fight over his racist tweets about Ayanna Pressley and other outspoken freshman congresswomen, President Trump said they’re the ones who are “racist,” not […]

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Watch Elizabeth Warren Grill the Defense Secretary Nominee over Raytheon Money

Raytheon, the Waltham-based defense contractor that does billions of dollars a year in business with the government, not long ago paid Mark Esper a hefty […]

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Charlie Baker: The Trump Tweets Were “Racist”

Using a term he’s so far avoided in describing the president, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday that Trump’s tweets this weekend targeting Congresswomen of color were […]

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Ayanna Pressley Calls Trump a “Twitter Thug” after Latest Racist Attack

This story has been updated. Over the weekend, President Trump added his voice to the chorus criticizing Ayanna Pressley and the Democratic “Squad” by posting […]

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Look Out, Mayor Pete, Sounds Like Seth Moulton Thinks You’re a Nerd

He may not have made it to the debate stage, but Seth Moulton would like you to know that he is definitely still cooler than […]