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Former Senate President Stan Rosenberg Will Resign

Stan Rosenberg’s time in the Massachusetts State Senate is formally coming to an end. Amid a scandal that has rocked the State House and tarnished the […]

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Bill Weld Sure Looks Like He Wants to Run for President

Bill Weld, the former Republican governor of Massachusetts who dabbled in presidential politics this cycle as Gary Johnson’s running mate, may not have given up his […]

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The Senate Ethics Committee Just Released its Report on Stan Rosenberg

Former Senate President Stan Rosenberg’s “significant failure of judgment” harmed his colleagues, he did not effectively maintain a “firewall” between himself and his estranged husband Bryon […]

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11 Things to Know about Scott Lively, the Anti-Gay Pastor Challenging Charlie Baker

Scott Lively is not going to be the governor. You know it. He knows it. And the delegates at the MassGOP Convention, who helped him move […]

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Former Newton Mayor Setti Warren Ends Gubernatorial Campaign

In a surprising move, former Newton mayor Setti Warren ended his gubernatorial campaign, citing a lack of resources in an email sent to supporters on […]

Emma Gonzalez, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., closes her eyes and cries as she stands silently at the podium for the amount of time it took the Parkland shooter to go on his killing spree during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington, Saturday, March 24, 2018.
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Rhode Island Republican Apologizes for Insulting Emma Gonzalez on Twitter

Since a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 and killed 17 people, Emma Gonzalez has emerged as one […]

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 […]