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Harvard Republicans Won’t Endorse Donald Trump

For the first time in the club’s 128-year history, the Harvard Republicans will not endorse the GOP’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Citing “both policy and […]

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Jeb Bush Has Been Wandering Around Boston at Night

Since Jeb Bush bowed out of the Republican primary in February, clearing a path to the nomination for his stubby-fingered tormentor, some have wondered what the former […]

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People Are Buying Tickets to Trump’s Maine Rally Just to Leave Seats Empty

Donald Trump is making another stop in Maine Thursday afternoon, as he’s done twice before on the campaign trail. After all, Maine’s mercurial governor, Paul LePage, took a […]

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Emily’s List, AFSCME Make $1.5 Million Boston Ad Buy for NH Senate Race

Two progressive political action committees have reserved $1.5 million in advertising in the Boston market ahead of the tightly contested New Hampshire Senate race between Gov. Maggie […]

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Kelly Ayotte Still Supports Donald Trump, Who Says She’s ‘Weak’

The Donald Trump campaign, in the midst of its most earnest impression of a dryer with a brick in it, made a stop at the Washington […]

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Dukakis, Deval Dish on ‘Screwball’ Donald Trump at DNC

Two former Massachusetts governors dished on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week. Deval Patrick, who arrived in […]

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Amid Turmoil, A Decent Showing for Massachusetts Politicians at DNC

All things considered, it was a pretty decent night for our hometown heroes. Day one at the Democratic National Convention turned out to be a […]

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Mayor Marty Walsh Talks Alcoholism in DNC Speech

Update, 11 p.m.: Mayor Walsh delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention Monday night, and as promised, he shared his personal story of recovery from […]

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Marty Walsh on Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resignation: ‘I Wouldn’t Take the Podium’

If Marty Walsh were Debbie Wasserman Schultz, he might keep a lower profile. The embattled DNC chairwoman will resign her post after nearly 20,000 DNC emails published by […]

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After Spectacularly Bad RNC, Charlie Baker Is Looking Smarter and Smarter

To borrow an apt phrase from Politico‘s Glenn Thrush, this year’s Republican National Convention was, without much hyperbole, a “nuclear dumpster fire.” From Melania Trump’s plagiarism […]

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Mayor Marty Walsh Will Speak at Democratic National Convention

Marty’s going primetime. Mayor Walsh will be a featured speaker when the Democratic National Convention convenes in Philadelphia next week, reports Politico Massachusetts. He will reportedly […]

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Who Will Be Your Next Sheriff?

You might not think a sheriff’s important to your life, but guess what? Massachusetts sheriffs are in office for six years, even longer than the […]

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GOP Delegate Really, Truly Believes Massachusetts Could Vote Trump

Massachusetts has turned red just four times since 1928, voting for Republican presidential candidates Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Regan twice each. Otherwise, the Bay State […]

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Mike Pence, Trump’s Running Mate, Is a Big Ol’ Tom Brady Hater

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was expected announce Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday. In response to the deadly Bastille Day […]

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Elizabeth Warren Probably Won’t Be Hillary Clinton’s VP Pick

Sen. Elizabeth Warren probably isn’t going to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate, if you put much stock in scheduling. The Massachusetts senator is slated to […]