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Bill Galvin Defeated Challenger Josh Zakim in a Feisty Democratic Primary Battle

Secretary of State Bill Galvin has survived a spirited primary challenge from Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, winning a decisive 67.4 percent of the vote, […]

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Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Has Lost to Charlie Baker

Scott Lively, a pastor from Springfield notorious for his fixation on exposing “the gay agenda,” has lost his long-shot bid to unseat Charlie Baker and […]

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Ayanna Pressley Will Become the First Black Woman to Represent Massachusetts in Congress

She really did it. In a surprise win that will unseat long-term incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has pulled off a daring […]

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Here Are the Massachusetts 2018 Primary Results

Primaries in non-presidential election years can be unglamorous affairs, but in 2018, heavily Democratic Massachusetts has had a number of surprisingly competitive races. Whether it […]

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Your Guide to Endorsements in the 2018 Primaries

Still haven’t made up your mind for the 2018 Massachusetts primaries? Can’t say we blame you, given how many contested races are demanding your attention […]

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Elizabeth Warren Just Shared 10 Years of Her Tax Returns

As part of a recent anti-corruption push and in a direct challenge to Trump, Sen. Elizabeth Warren just released 10 years of tax returns by […]

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How the Cohen/Manafort Bombshells Landed in Massachusetts

So, uh, Tuesday was a pretty big day. As you have probably heard, in an afternoon for the ages, two men who played major roles in his […]

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The Ultimate Knock-Down, Drag-Out Guide to the Primaries

Your ultimate guide to September’s primaries.

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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 […]