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The Boston Mayoral/City Council Preliminary Prediction Contest!

How It’s Gonna Work: You pick the order in which the 12 mayoral candidates will finish in Tuesday’s preliminary. List them in order, 1 through […]

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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: Michael Flaherty

David S. Bernstein: You left the City Council to run for mayor in 2009. Why are you passing up the mayoral race this year to […]

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There’s No Such Thing As ‘Minority Voting’ in Boston

With all due respect to Maurice Cunningham, and Larry DiCara and James Sutherland, there is way too much analysis of “minority” (or, in the lexicon […]

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After Mayor Menino, What Comes Next?

There’s no mistaking Boston’s jagged, foreboding City Hall for the sumptuous palace at Versailles, but Mayor Tom Menino’s nearly 20-year term draws comparisons more to […]

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Some Brief Thoughts on Tuesday’s Election Results

Monster win for Pressley: She topped the ticket unequivocally. In the last at-large race, 354 votes separated the two ticket-toppers (Connolly and Murphy). This time […]

Immovable Object

At this point, Boston is Tom Menino’s world. We just live in it.

Man Versus Machine

City councilor Michael Flaherty is young and full of ideas? But can he topple Menino?

Top of Mind: Mel King Extended Version

Boston editor James Burnett: The last time Boston had an interesting mayoral race was 1983, and you played a big part in it. Reading back […]

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The Hill and the Hall Week in Review

Each Friday, Paul McMorrow will take you inside the smoke-filled rooms and darkly-lit corridors of government to bring you the hottest and juiciest political tidbits. […]

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The Hill and the Hall Week in Review

Each Friday, Paul McMorrow will take you inside the smoke-filled rooms and darkly-lit corridors of government to bring you the hottest and juiciest political tidbits. […]

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The Hill and the Hall Week in Review

Each Friday, Paul McMorrow will take you inside the smoke-filled rooms and darkly-lit corridors of government to bring you the hottest and juiciest political tidbits. […]

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Mike Flaherty’s Plan for Disabled Firefighters

Boston Daily just received a press release from city councilor Michael Flaherty’s office that stands in stark contrast to Mayor Tom Menino’s reaction to “disabled” […]

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The Hill and the Hall Week in Review

Each Friday, Paul McMorrow will take you inside the smoke-filled rooms and darkly-lit corridors of government to bring you the hottest and juiciest political tidbits. […]