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A Fall River City Council Meeting Flew Off the Rails After Mayor Jasiel Correia Showed Up Uninvited

Routine local government sessions aren’t exactly known for being high drama—but if there were ever a municipal-level spinoff of The West Wing, it would probably look a lot […]

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On The Daily Show, Ayanna Pressley Sounded off about Guns

Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley had a primetime audience Monday night on Comedy Central, where she sat in at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and shared her […]

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No, a Lemonade Stand Didn’t Charge Elizabeth Warren $7 for a Lemonade

A photo of Elizabeth Warren patronizing a lemonade stand run by a group of Iowan children had some scratching their heads this week, thanks to reports that […]

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The Law According to Rachael Rollins

The first thing I notice when I walk into Rachael Rollins’s downtown corner office is the impressive wraparound windowsill jam-packed with plaques, diplomas, statuettes, and […]

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This 11-Year-Old Journalist Asked Elizabeth Warren Some Hard-Hitting Questions

Even a seasoned political journalist might get a little anxious at the thought of sitting down with one of the top-polling presidential candidates, but when cub reporter […]

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An RNC Plot to Troll Seth Moulton with a Flag Did Not Go as Planned

The crack team over at the Republican National Committee hatched a downright genius plan this week. As a snarky reminder from some real patriots about respecting the […]

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Guide: Which Massachusetts Politicians Support Impeachment

By the New York Times‘ count as of Friday morning, 91 House Democrats and one House independent are now openly calling for impeachment, a number that […]

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In Some Fresh Nonsense, Trump Says Ayanna Pressley and the Squad Are “Racist”

In yet another escalation of the ongoing fight over his racist tweets about Ayanna Pressley and other outspoken freshman congresswomen, President Trump said they’re the ones who are “racist,” not […]

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Watch Elizabeth Warren Grill the Defense Secretary Nominee over Raytheon Money

Raytheon, the Waltham-based defense contractor that does billions of dollars a year in business with the government, not long ago paid Mark Esper a hefty […]

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Charlie Baker: The Trump Tweets Were “Racist”

Using a term he’s so far avoided in describing the president, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday that Trump’s tweets this weekend targeting Congresswomen of color were […]

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Ayanna Pressley Calls Trump a “Twitter Thug” after Latest Racist Attack

This story has been updated. Over the weekend, President Trump added his voice to the chorus criticizing Ayanna Pressley and the Democratic “Squad” by posting […]

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Look Out, Mayor Pete, Sounds Like Seth Moulton Thinks You’re a Nerd

He may not have made it to the debate stage, but Seth Moulton would like you to know that he is definitely still cooler than […]

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Ayanna Pressley: Nancy Pelosi’s Take on Progressive Defectors Is “Demoralizing”

Ayanna Pressley is getting frustrated with the way House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seems to be targeting her and other members of the so-called “Squad” made up […]

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Ayanna Pressley Has No Patience for Kellyanne Conway

Someone get Kellyanne Conway some ice, because she just got burned by Ayanna Pressley. Tuesday, the councilor to the president gave an interview on Fox […]

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One Good Reason Not to Loathe DC? Ayanna Pressley

If we thought Ayanna Pressley had nerves of steel for challenging and taking down one of our longest-serving Democratic congressmen, it was only because we […]