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Next Election, Massachusetts Should Have the First Primary

If one thing has become abundantly clear over the past week, it’s this: It’s well past time we took a hard look at who gets […]

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The Interview: Republican Presidential Hopeful Bill Weld

Presidential hopeful Bill Weld strides into his Boston campaign headquarters looking every bit the part of someone challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination: dark […]

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Who’s Winning the Endorsement Popularity Contest?

Next Monday, after roughly three years of preamble, the Democratic primaries will finally start in earnest as folks huddle up in midwestern school gyms for […]

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What Do Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, and Now Donald Trump Have in Common?

As President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial quickly approaches, he has tapped an—ahem—colorful variety of lawyers for his defense team. Friday, one Alan Dershowitz officially joined […]

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A Hot Mic Confirms It: Sanders and Warren Are Still Fighting

Look, folks. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders may have once been friends and allies, but at least for the next few months, they’re acting like […]

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Wilnelia Rivera Is Fighting for Democracy, One Campaign at a Time

I’m a strategic disruptor. My role is to bring people together who can actually get something done. To get results, you have to build alliances […]

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Seriously, What Did Sanders and Warren Say to One Another after the Debate?

After all the on-the-record back-and-forth at last night’s debate, once the mics were turned off and CNN prepared to shift to its recap coverage, Elizabeth […]

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John Lewis, Joaquin Castro, and 16 Other Dems Just Endorsed Joe Kennedy

To kick off 2020, Joe Kennedy is ramping up his campaign to unseat incumbent Senator Ed Markey—and today, the 4th district rep’s campaign shared a […]

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For Deval Patrick, Campaigning on Hope Just Won’t Cut It Anymore

By the time Democratic presidential hopeful Deval Patrick took the stage at a campaign event in Paradise, Nevada, following a procession of speeches delivered by […]

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Is an Elizabeth Warren/Julián Castro Ticket in Our Future?

Julián Castro didn’t wait long after dropping out of the presidential race to join Elizabeth Warren’s campaign, and this may only be the beginning. The […]

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Who Will Be Cambridge’s New Mayor?

It’s been a busy year for Cambridge mayor Marc McGovern. Under his leadership, the City Council advocated for safer bike infrastructure, legal advocacy for immigrants, […]

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Massachusetts Politicians: Sure, War Is Bad. But!

In the wake of Thursday’s drone strike in Iraq that killed a high-ranking Iranian official, Democrats in Massachusetts are lining up to condemn the provocative […]

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Corey Lewandowski: I Would Have Won in New Hampshire but Am Dropping Out Anyway

It takes a man of honor and conviction to bow out of a race he was, you know, guaranteed to win. But that’s what the […]

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Charlie Baker Still Refuses to Take a Stance on Impeachment

Surprising literally no one, Governor Charlie Baker stayed mum on whether or not he supported the House of Representatives’ vote to impeach Donald Trump Thursday. […]

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Lori Trahan’s Campaign Finance Troubles Will Face Further Scrutiny from House Ethics Committee

Two weeks before the Third Congressional District’s September primary, it looked like it was over for Lori Trahan, the Westford Democrat polling at fourth place. […]