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How Will Boston Cope if Trump Wins…Again?

With all due respect to FDR and the lives lost at Pearl Harbor, the day that will live in infamy, for me personally, is November […]

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Massachusetts Dems Spelled Their Own Name Wrong on Their Joe Biden Lawn Signs

When Jessy Han, a 19-year-old podcaster from Andover, saw that his local Democratic Town Committee had Biden/Harris lawn signs up for grabs, he was eager […]

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In the Endorsement Battle with Joe Kennedy, Ed Markey Is Winning

Per tradition over here at Boston, the usual disclaimer: Endorsements tell only part of the story in a campaign, but they do show where allegiances lie, […]

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The Rise and Fall of Joe Kennedy’s Star-Studded Broadway Fundraiser

At the tail end of last week, the Joe Kennedy senatorial campaign announced a fundraiser entitled Broadway Sings for Joe Kennedy III. It was an event […]

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Here’s How Massachusetts Politicians Have Responded to Boston’s Protests

Alongside nationwide protests and amidst a worldwide pandemic, many activists are calling for people to demand change at the ballot box, by voting into office […]

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Joe Kennedy III Wants You to Know He’s More Than Just a Name

On a normal day, the meeting hall in Middleton’s Flint Public Library is so empty and quiet, you can hear a bookmark drop. On a […]

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Robert DeLeo Is King of the Hill

If ever there was a moment when the opaque inner workings of Robert DeLeo’s House of Representatives were revealed for all to see, it was […]

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Next Election, Massachusetts Should Have the First Primary

If one thing has become abundantly clear over the past week, it’s this: It’s well past time we took a hard look at who gets […]

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The Interview: Republican Presidential Hopeful Bill Weld

Presidential hopeful Bill Weld strides into his Boston campaign headquarters looking every bit the part of someone challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination: dark […]

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Who’s Winning the Endorsement Popularity Contest?

Next Monday, after roughly three years of preamble, the Democratic primaries will finally start in earnest as folks huddle up in midwestern school gyms for […]

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What Do Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, and Now Donald Trump Have in Common?

As President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial quickly approaches, he has tapped an—ahem—colorful variety of lawyers for his defense team. Friday, one Alan Dershowitz officially joined […]

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A Hot Mic Confirms It: Sanders and Warren Are Still Fighting

Look, folks. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders may have once been friends and allies, but at least for the next few months, they’re acting like […]

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Wilnelia Rivera Is Fighting for Democracy, One Campaign at a Time

I’m a strategic disruptor. My role is to bring people together who can actually get something done. To get results, you have to build alliances […]

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Seriously, What Did Sanders and Warren Say to One Another after the Debate?

After all the on-the-record back-and-forth at last night’s debate, once the mics were turned off and CNN prepared to shift to its recap coverage, Elizabeth […]

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John Lewis, Joaquin Castro, and 16 Other Dems Just Endorsed Joe Kennedy

To kick off 2020, Joe Kennedy is ramping up his campaign to unseat incumbent Senator Ed Markey—and today, the 4th district rep’s campaign shared a […]