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What the Capuano-Pressley Primary Says About Boston

No matter who wins the battle between congressional candidates Mike Capuano and Ayanna Pressley, the outcome is more a reflection of us than them.

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Galvin and Zakim Butted Heads at Their First Debate on TV

The primary battle for Massachusetts’ Secretary of State wasn’t destined to be sexy. The role is just inherently not as interesting to voters as other more […]

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Massachusetts Hates Trump More Than Any Other State

The president must be so disappointed. A new poll has found that Massachusetts, where those who disapprove of him outnumber those who approve of him […]

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Under Fire, Elizabeth Warren Clarifies Her Remarks on the “Racist” Criminal Justice System

Conservative critics of Elizabeth Warren have gotten a lot of mileage out of comments she made this month about what she called “the hard truth” […]

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Ayanna Pressley Just Landed a Huge Endorsement: Maura Healey

Once thought of as kind of a long shot, Ayanna Pressley’s bid for long-term incumbent Michael Capuano’s seat in Congress is looking pretty formidable right about now. Maura […]

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Massachusetts Sen. Barbara L’Italien Somehow Ended Up in a Pro-ICE Fox Segment

This is incredible. @FoxFriendsFirst thought they booked pro-ICE Dem Ann Kirkpatrick on show, but accidentally booked Barbara L’Italien (@teambarbara) instead. L’Italien delivers personal message to […]

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Report: Devin Nunes Spent $15,000 of Donors’ Money on Celtics Tickets

Congressman, shameless Trump investigation critic, and, apparently, Celtics super-fan Devin Nunes loves the Boston team so dearly that he was willing to dip into his political […]

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Marty Walsh Is Hitting the Road for Democrats

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who’s been cultivating a bit of a national brand during his tenure in office and has answered the call of the […]

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Trump Says He’d Offer Elizabeth Warren $1 Million to Take a DNA Test

In another real stemwinder of a speech straight from our president’s normal brain, Donald Trump on Thursday said that if he were to face off […]

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Stan Rosenberg Files Lawsuit to Reveal Hefner Accuser’s Identity

As Bryon Hefner’s sexual misconduct scandal unfolded, his husband, former Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, lost his powerful position at the State House, the trust of […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the winner of a Democratic Congressional primary in New York, reacts while talking to the media, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in New York. Ocasio-Cortez, 28, upset U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in Tuesday's election. (
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Boston University Graduate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pulls Off Stunning Upset in Democratic Primary

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Boston University graduate, shocked the political establishment on Tuesday night by scoring a double-digit victory over 10-term Rep. Joe Crowley in […]

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The Woman Who Cussed Out Trump Is a Maggie Hassan Intern

The gutsy young woman who went viral after yelling “fuck you” at the president has been identified as an intern in the office of New […]

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What’s Behind Mitt Romney’s Run for Senator in Utah?

Massachusetts’ favorite son is bucking to represent Utah in the U.S. Senate. But what’s he really running for?

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Ayanna Pressley Says She Wants to Abolish ICE

  Ayanna Pressley, the Boston city councilor and Congressional candidate, says she wants to abolish ICE, saying it’s time to defund the Immigration and Customs […]

In this Saturday, June 23, 2018, photo, U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano, D-Mass., speaks after touring the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. Capuano was part of a Congressional delegation visiting sites along the U.S.-Mexico border
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Massachusetts Politicians Visit Border Patrol Facility in Texas

Three members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation visited the border this weekend to see the immigration crisis first-hand and to demand reform from the Trump […]