Mayor Marty Walsh

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Joe Biden Called the Wrong Marty Walsh to Congratulate Him

What follows is certainly both the most classic Joe Biden story and the most only-in-Boston story you’ll come across today. The Cape Cod Times reports that […]

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How Marty Walsh Can Carry Mayor Menino’s Torch for Women

In his State of the City address this past January, an ebullient Tom Menino sauntered to the podium while the Kelly Clarkson anthem, “Stronger,” played […]

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Bring On Mayor Marty Walsh

For all of its progressive reputation, Boston remains, fundamentally, a city stubbornly averse to change. We have a hard time letting go of the familiar; […]

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The Marty Walsh Factor

Over the summer, I got the crazy idea to go spend a day campaigning with nine different Boston mayoral candidates. One of the first guys […]

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John Connolly And Marty Walsh: Here Are Your Keys to Victory

For John Connolly: 1. Can he maximize the vote from his base? Connolly’s West Roxbury/Roslindale base is a bigger voting bloc than Walsh’s coastal-Dorchester base, but in […]

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New Poll: Marty Walsh Leads the Mayoral Race

The Boston mayoral race has completely flipped since the preliminary election with Marty Walsh poised to win next Tuesday’s race, according to a new poll […]

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Marty Walsh’s Recovery Community Support Gets a New York Times Spotlight

As is befitting an international paper with a lot of interests, the New York Times only occasionally dips into the Boston mayoral race when it […]

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Q&A: Marty Walsh & John Connolly

On November 5, Boston voters will head to the polls to pick a new mayor. We sat down with the two candidates they’ll choose between.

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The Mayoral Candidates Like To Talk About Diversity

I was not able to attend Wednesday night’s mayoral candidates debate in Roxbury co-hosted by the Urban League, but I am assured that John Connolly […]

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The Latest Anti-John Connolly Hit Piece Is Out Now

A new mail piece hit Boston homes on Tuesday, sent from the Greater Boston Labor Council (which Marty Walsh used to work with), which does […]

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A Good Mayoral Debate, But Marty Walsh Makes A Bad Demand

There was a really good mayoral debate Tuesday night, which I hope some voters tuned in to see. Moderators Jim Braude and Margery Eagan asked […]

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Dropkick Murphys Rewrite Lyrics to ‘Shipping Up to Boston’ In Support of Marty Walsh

The Dropkick Murphys don’t change their song lyrics for just anybody. But when they do, they do it for Marty Walsh. Walsh, one of two […]

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Let’s Agree to Call the First Mayoral Debate a Dress Rehearsal

This was a good idea, in hindsight, to have a dress rehearsal, warm-up, spring training debate of sorts. Neither John Connolly nor Marty Walsh has […]

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Did Marty Walsh Over-Perform in the Preliminary (And Will He Do It Again)?

There is a school of thought among some Boston political insiders that says Marty Walsh is in better shape than polls suggest because his massive, […]

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The Endorsements Start For Marty Walsh

John Barros and Felix Arroyo are endorsing Marty Walsh for mayor today. Neither is a huge surprise: Barros, of Dorchester, has known Walsh a long […]