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. (

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 […]

Maggie Hassan

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 […]


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?


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

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 […]

Stan Rosenberg at a lectern

Stanley Rosenberg Is Being Sued for His Alleged Role in Bryon Hefner’s Behavior

Former Senate President Stanley Rosenberg was not ignorant to his husband Bryon Hefner’s abusive behavior at the State House, a new lawsuit alleges. The plaintiff […]

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. (

Corey Lewandowski Says “Womp. Womp.” in Response to Story of Undocumented Child Separated from Mother

We’ve got John Adams, Susan B. Anthony, and Paul Revere. There’s Norman Rockwell, Louisa May Alcott, and the entire Kennedy family. And you can’t forget […]


Joe Kennedy III Railed Against Family Separation Policy at a “Tent City” in Texas

Joining a march of protesters in Texas, Rep. Joe Kennedy on Sunday blasted the Trump administration’s policy of separating parents and children at the U.S./Mexican border, […]


Bryon Hefner Could Receive a Hefty State Pension upon Stan Rosenberg’s Death

Bryon Hefner’s pockets could someday be lined with tens of thousands of dollars in state pension money. Hefner, who pleaded not guilty in April to […]


Oops: Joe Kennedy III Says His Nuclear Vote Was an Accident

We’ve all been there. One minute you’re minding your own business, voting on laws and whatnot, and the next minute—boom!—you’re green-lighting a nuclear weapons program […]


Hundreds of Mayors Will Be in Boston this Weekend for Annual Conference

They may lead Houston, Baltimore, Providence, and any number of other cities across the country, but for a few days, the nation’s mayors will call […]


Elizabeth Warren Is Unveiling a States’ Rights Marijuana Bill

Elizabeth Warren is formally launching a bid to protect states like Massachusetts that have legalized marijuana, teaming up with Republican Cory Gardner, of Colorado. “I […]


Scott Lively Is Suing the Massachusetts Republican Party, Charlie Baker

Scott Lively is (almost definitely) not going to be elected governor of Massachusetts, but that hasn’t stopped him from making Gov. Charlie Baker’s life difficult. […]


Surprise! Democrats Backed Josh Zakim Over Galvin in Secretary Race

The race for Massachusetts secretary of state has gotten very, very interesting. In a surprise twist at their convention in Worcester this weekend, Democrats threw their support […]


Bob Massie Shares Details of Court Order to Leave His Wife’s Home During Divorce

In an apparent attempt to get ahead of a news story dredging up his past, Bob Massie, a Democrat running for governor of Massachusetts, has given long-buried details about […]