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Corey Lewandowski, former campaign manager for President-elect Donald Trump, talks with reporters as he arrives at Trump Tower, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York. (
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Corey Lewandowski Blamed James Comey for Not Preventing the Boston Marathon Bombings

President Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said ex-FBI chief James Comey was partially responsible for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings as well as mishaps during the […]

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Someone Named Charlie Baker Started a PAC Called “Blaze It for Jill Stein”

Back in 2016, when the heated national election was still underway, a Political Action Committee for a certain famous Lexington resident and Green Party candidate emerged. Because […]

In this file photo from Friday, March 18, 2005, former first lady Barbara Bush listens to her son, President George W. Bush, as he speaks on Social Security reform in Orlando, Fla. The wife of former President George H.W. Bush is in "failing health," a Bush family spokesman said Sunday, April 15, 2018, following a recent series of hospitalizations and after consulting with her family and doctors, the 92-year-old former first lady has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care.
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New England Politicians Respond to Death of Barbara Bush

Political leaders across New England memorialized former First Lady Barbara Bush as a graceful, compassionate public servant on Tuesday following the announcement of her death. Bush, […]

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The Committee to Destroy Elizabeth Warren

Inside conservative America’s scheme to end our senior senator’s presidential campaign before it even starts.

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Mike Pence Is Coming to Boston for an RNC Fundraiser

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Boston on Tuesday for an RNC fundraiser. And for the low, low price of $15,000-$35,000, you can hang […]

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Michelle Obama Is Not Running for President

It’s simple, really: Michelle Obama does not want to be president, and so she is not running for president. During a moderated conversation at Simmons […]

David Hogg, a student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. addresses a community rally for common sense gun legislation at Temple B'nai Abraham Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Livingston, N.J. Speakers include student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., including Hogg, Ryan Deitsch and Matthew Deitsch.
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Barnstable County Commissioner Criticizes David Hogg on Twitter

Attacking a high-school student is never a good look—particularly if said high-school student is a survivor of a tragic mass shooting, one of the chief architects […]

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Sean Spicer Will Attend a Fundraiser for Geoff Diehl

The race to challenge Elizabeth Warren for Senate is about to get Spicier. Former Press Secretary Sean Spicer will headline a fundraiser for State Representative […]

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Massachusetts Is Suing Over a Proposed Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

Given her history with this sort of thing, I’m sure you all saw this coming. But here we are again. Another of the Trump administration’s […]

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Mitt Romney: “DACA Kids Shouldn’t All Be Allowed to Stay in the Country Legally”

Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who’s running for U.S. Senate in Utah, wants to out-Trump the president when it comes to the nation’s young […]

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Legislators Accuse Robert DeLeo of Disguising Sexual Harassment Payouts

Two Democratic representatives broke ranks with their fellows and accused House Speaker Robert DeLeo of concealing sexual harassment claims in the chamber through a series of […]

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TBT: Maine Becomes a State, Breaks Up with Massachusetts

Ah, Maine, that beautiful enigma. It’s got stunning vacation homes, the “prestigious” marker of being the first official dry state, and the honor of hosting the iconic Oxford comma […]

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Ed Markey, Marty Walsh Unveil a National Gun Bill Modeled on Massachusetts

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, joined by Marty Walsh and local law enforcement leaders, unveiled a bill on Monday that would encourage states to follow Massachusetts’ lead […]

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Deval Patrick Isn’t Ruling Out a 2020 Presidential Run

No matter how bad your aim is, you can’t throw a dart at a list of Massachusetts politicians and not come close to hitting a […]

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Koh, What a Life

Andover. The Ivy League. Mayor Marty Walsh’s number two. Is there anything Dan Koh can’t do? Now that he’s running for Congress, we’re about to find out.