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A New Trump Tweet about Elizabeth Warren Triples Down

In a new tweet amid the longest government shutdown in U.S. history and after fresh scandal over interactions with Russia, President Trump once again turned his attention […]

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Trump Tweeted a “1/2020th” Meme Mocking Elizabeth Warren

As Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign gets off the ground, President Trump is coming after his potential 2020 rival with a meme. In a tweet on […]

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The New Insiders of Boston Politics

In early October, when 55 young black professionals from 33 states arrived in Boston for a special NAACP “NextGen” leadership conference, City Hall wanted to […]

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Elizabeth Warren Drank the “Club Soda of Beers” on Instagram

When Elizabeth Warren more or less launched her 2020 campaign on New Year’s Eve, the world was watching. So plenty tuned in to watch as the Senator flipped on […]

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The Millionaire’s Tax Debate Is Coming Back in 2019

If siphoning a big chunk of the wealth from Massachusetts’ ultra-rich to pay for public programs is your thing, then rejoice: The so-called millionaire’s tax is on its way back […]

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Like Early Voting? You May Get to Do It for the 2020 Primaries

Like the convenience of beating the lines and voting ahead of time? You might have another chance to do it in 2020, when Democrats will pick […]

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Citing a “Mandate for Hope,” Ayanna Pressley Went after Democrats in a Closed-Door Meeting

She isn’t even in office yet, and Ayanna Pressley is becoming a voice in Washington that’s impossible to ignore. The Boston City Councilor who has enjoyed […]

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Deval Patrick Isn’t Running for President

Deval Patrick, the former governor who’s been cheerleading for Democrats while working in the private sector, plans to finally set it straight: He is not […]

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Dukakis Says Bush, a Foe, Was a “Wise and Thoughtful Man”

Despite their many differences, and the lingering memory of a vicious 1988 campaign, Mike Dukakis is offering praise for George H.W. Bush following the ex-president’s death at […]

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Seth Moulton Faces Critics of His Anti-Pelosi Plans at a Town Hall

Facing long odds and staring down the wrath of party leadership, Seth Moulton’s campaign to keep Nancy Pelosi from retaking her role as Speaker is […]

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Joe Kennedy III Is on Board with Marijuana Legalization Now

Joe Kennedy III, among the loudest anti-marijuana advocates in the Democratic Party, is making a gigantic U-turn on the issue. After years of voting down bills […]

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State Rep. Nika Elugardo: The Democratic Party Is “Straight-Up Racist”

In an election year that saw women of color seize power in state and federal government, what has the Democratic Party done to facilitate that change in Massachusetts? […]

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Rachael Rollins, Criminal Justice Reformer, Is the New Suffolk DA

In the start of what may well be a new era for criminal justice in Boston, Rachael Rollins has won the election to become the […]

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Massachusetts Votes Yes on Three, Defending Rights of Transgender Residents

Massachusetts voters firmly decided to keep a landmark piece of legislation designed to protect the rights of transgender residents in public accommodations. Ballot question three […]

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Election Night 2018: Live Midterm Results So Far

Results are pouring in from the 2018 midterm election in Massachusetts, where voters are weighing in on races for governor, Senate, District Attorney, as well as […]