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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.

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Lawrence’s Dan Rivera Says Bill Galvin Told Him, “I Made You Mayor”

William Galvin is (allegedly) not very happy with people endorsing Josh Zakim. The secretary of state, who is facing a primary challenger for the first […]

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Elizabeth Warren Urges Investment Firms to Hold Gun Manufacturers Accountable

United and Delta Airlines ended their discount programs for NRA members. Dick’s Sporting Goods halted in-store sales of assault-style weapons. And if Elizabeth Warren has […]

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The Interview: Andrea Campbell

Is Boston’s new city council president the (next) most powerful politician in the city?

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Michelle Obama Will Speak in Boston in April

Michelle Obama will participate in the closing session of the Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston on April 5, the organization announced. The annual conference, run […]

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Mitt Romney and Donald Trump Are Cool Now

The long-running feud between Mitt Romney and Donald Trump has apparently run its course. Amazing, isn’t it, how quickly a friendship can repair itself when […]

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Mitt Romney Has Officially Announced He’s Running for Senate in Utah

The cat has been out of the bag for a while, but now it’s official: Mitt Romney is running for Senate in Utah, where he’s a […]

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Elizabeth Warren Took on the Native American Heritage Issue in a Surprise Speech

Responding to the never-ending criticism from rivals about her claims of Native American heritage, Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday made a surprise appearance at a national conference to […]

From right, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, react along with the family of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, behind, during a remembrance ceremony at the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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Marty Walsh Spent over $18,000 on Joe Biden’s Book

If politics doesn’t work out for Marty Walsh, the mayor may have a solid shot at success in book publicity. Walsh treated 1,500 people who […]

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Several White House Staffers Tied to Domestic Abuse Allegations Are from Massachusetts

Several men with ties to the Trump Administration and allegations of spousal abuse have something else in common, too: the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The trend […]