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Yea or Nay? A Guide to Massachusetts’ Ballot Questions

Combat national-election angst with a dose of local activism. Here’s our at-a-glance guide to Massachusetts’ November ballot questions.

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Kelly Ayotte Says Donald Trump Is ‘Absolutely’ a Role Model for Children

Sure, you could watch Sen. Kelly Ayotte answer in her first televised debate against Gov. Maggie Hassan whether she believes Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is a […]

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Jeb Bush to Teach at Harvard Kennedy School This Fall

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is coming to Harvard. The Phillips Academy alum who unsuccessfully sought the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 will teach and […]

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Unlike Tom Brady, David Ortiz Can’t Stand Donald Trump

David Ortiz rarely strays into the political realm. But when he does, it’s safe to assume he won’t mince words. In a Spanish-language interview with USA Today this […]

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New WaPo Poll: Clinton Leads Trump in Every New England State

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump, her Republican opponent, in every New England state, according to the latest national poll conducted by the Washington […]

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On Boston Common, a Not-Quite-Trump Rally

A political rally for evangelical Christians took shape on Boston Common this afternoon, as preacher Franklin Graham addressed a crowd of more than a thousand attendees […]

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Free Couches for 75 Percent Voter Turnout? Not So Fast.

You know how a certain furniture retailer keeps rolling out all those promises to pay for your furniture if the Red Sox win the World […]

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Maine’s Gov. LePage Calls Khizr Khan, Father of Dead Soldier, a ‘Con Artist’

In a radio interview Thursday, Maine Gov. Paul LePage called Khizr Khan, father of a fallen Muslim-American soldier, a “con artist.” One day after he […]

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Libertarians Gary Johnson and Bill Weld to Hold Boston Rally

Hillary Clinton had a rally at Fanueil Hall. Donald Trump held a fundraising luncheon in the Financial District. Now, it’s the Libertarians’ turn to woo […]

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Bill Weld Has Nothing to Lose

Bill Weld’s last (and wildest) hurrah.

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Mike Pence Couldn’t Convince Charlie Baker to Vote Trump

Gov. Charlie Baker has made it abundantly clear he plans to blank his ballot this November. But that hasn’t stopped his fellow party members from […]

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President Obama to Campaign for Hillary Clinton on Martha’s Vineyard

There really is no escaping the 2016 presidential election. President Barack Obama will take a brief break from his two-week family vacation on Martha’s Vineyard […]

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Elizabeth Warren: Trump ‘Makes Death Threats’ Because ‘He’s Losing to a Girl’

Speaking to a crowd in North Carolina Tuesday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump implied that “Second Amendment people” might be able to prevent Democratic nominee […]

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Elizabeth Warren Takes a Sledgehammer to Donald Trump’s Economic Plan

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump outlined his long-awaited economic plan Monday, in a speech best remembered for the deeply Freudian vow to pour trillions into “titties like […]

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Big Start to the Week for Bill Weld and Jill Stein

Two of the state’s political exports who hope to upset the race for the presidency this year are having a big week. Bill Weld, the […]