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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 […]

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Charlie Baker Wins Reelection, Defeating Jay Gonzalez

It turns out that repeatedly polling as one of the most popular politicians in the country does a lot for your reelection prospects. Republican Governor […]

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Elizabeth Warren Wins. She’s Still Your Senator, For Now

Brushing aside a challenge from Republican Geoff Diehl, a proxy for Donald Trump on what could be a path to a presidential showdown in 2020, […]

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Election Day 2018 Has Arrived in Massachusetts

Election Day 2018 is here, folks. Nationally, it’s anyone’s guess what is about to happen. Will the Democrats take over the House or, by some twist […]

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Your Endorsement Guide for Question 1, on Massachusetts’ Nurse Staffing Levels

Still deciding how to vote on Question 1, the ballot measure that could reshape nurse staffing levels at hospitals in Massachusetts? Consult our handy endorsement guide […]

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This Was Never about Elizabeth Warren’s DNA

I had a feeling this day would come. One way or another Elizabeth Warren, assailed by critics for her claims to Native American ancestry, was going to […]

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Men Keep Writing Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Slogans for Her

It’s a familiar formula now: A prominent Republican dashes off a quick insult about the behavior of Elizabeth Warren, and in the blink of an […]

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Protesters Greet Senator Jeff Flake in Boston

Will they change Jeff Flake’s mind on Brett Kavanaugh? It’s too soon to say. But plenty were willing to give it a shot on Monday, […]

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Geoff Diehl Is Sticking by Brett Kavanaugh

Geoff Diehl, the Republican running for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, says he’s sticking by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, whose nomination to the Supreme Court is now in […]

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Poll: Baker and Warren Lead Gonzalez and Diehl by a Wide Margin

With the general election less than two months away, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Elizabeth Warren are looking pretty damn safe. So if you’re hoping […]