Ayanna Pressley

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A Dollar-by-Dollar Breakdown of the City Council Candidates

I wrote the other day about the difficulties faced by city council candidates this year. Now I’ll add some numbers to that analysis. Below are […]

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Insiders Pick The At-Large Elite Eight

Yesterday I gave you the results of my insiders’ poll on the Boston mayoral race. Today, their predictions—and my musings—on the city’s at-large race. It’s […]

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City Council Candidate Chat: Ayanna Pressley

David S. Bernstein: According to reports, you gave a very hard look at running for mayor; why have you ended up running for re-election? Ayanna […]

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Hey, This Liquor License Thing Is A Big Deal

I realize there’s a lot going on around Boston. I get that. But a genuinely pretty big piece of news happened yesterday: Ayanna Pressley introduced, […]


Condoms Now Available At Your Local High School

Yesterday, we reported that the Boston School Committee would be voting on a new health initiative to make condoms available in high schools. Last night, the measure was approved. Condoms will now be […]

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Councilor Files Bill to Uncap Liquor License Restrictions in Boston

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley thinks the state’s liquor laws are extremely outdated. “State control over liquor licenses was a result of [a] Prohibition-era frenzy […]

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Obama Packs ‘Em In For Ed Markey

Ed Markey actually gave a pretty good speech at his own rally today as an opening act for President Barack Obama; still, the congressman and […]

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Ask Me Anything #6: Mayor’s Race, And Race

Let’s take a few about the mayor’s race. “John” asks: Does the Moran-Michlewitz-Callahan endorsement that was in the Globe today help Charlotte Golar Richie’s credibility? […]

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Ask Me Anything Q&A #3: Michael Capuano’s Seat

“Deborah” asks: Who else is going to run for Capuano’s seat in 14 aside from Pressley? This presumes that congressman Michael Capuano will run for […]

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Where Are the Women Candidates?

In case you’ve been under a rock for the past few months, you’re likely to have noticed a seemingly nonstop string of announcements lately from politicians tossing their […]

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With Menino Out, Boston Could See a ‘Big Shift’ Under New Leadership

With Mayor Tom Menino not seeking re-election, experts say the race is on to fill the five-term official’s seat and win the approval of Boston […]

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So Who’s Running for Mayor of Boston Now?

Mayor Tom Menino’s decision to not seek reelection will likely set off a free-for-all among those who have waited patiently on the sidelines for a […]

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Someone Is Thinking About Challenging Mayor Menino

Yet again, some anonymous polling firm put me through a few minutes of questions this week on the upcoming Mayor’s race. The call came earlier […]

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John Kerry’s Nomination Passes the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves John Kerry’s Nomination. Not surprisingly, the committee vote was unanimous. The entire Senate will vote on Kerry’s nomination later today, […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Best and Worst of 2012 Pop Culture

Film Photo by Claire Folger via Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Best Argo A picture written and directed by Academy Award winner Ben Affleck (The Town, […]