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Sen. Ed Markey Wants Guns to Have Owner Recognition Technology

Referencing the latest James Bond film, U.S. Senator Ed Markey said he wants to bring technology to the table when it comes to talks about […]

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Q&A #7: How Wounded Is Michelle Wu?

“Pete Christopher” asks the inevitable: Are Michelle Wu’s 2013 supporters going to hold the Linehan vote against her come 2015? How can she repair the […]

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Q&A #6: Oh, All Those 2013 Boston Election Votes

Via email, “Kim” asks: My head is still spinning from all of the elections in 2013.  How many did we have (in Mass., but especially […]

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It’s Ask Bernstein Anything Day!

“It is not every question that deserves an answer,” Publius wrote. I disagree! (Although I do think Proverbs is onto something with “Answer a fool […]

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Bill Linehan Elected As New City Council President

It didn’t happen without a fight—and some hissing from the crowd—but following an 8 to 5 vote during the first meeting of 2014, Bill Linehan […]

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Wu Do You Love?

You might be surprised to hear this, but historically there is very little evidence that significant numbers of the electorate will alter their vote based […]

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Here Are The Winners of the 2013 Boston Political Awards

Last week, I asked you to vote for the 2013 Massachusetts political award winners. Now it’s time for the results—and my thoughts. I am in […]

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The More The City Council Changes, The More It Stays The Same

Boston doesn’t do change very well (as I mentioned in my post on the mayoral election). That showed in Tuesday’s City Council elections, which were […]

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Live Boston Election Results: Marty Walsh Is The Next Mayor

Welcome to election night in Boston! where we find out whether Marty Walsh or John Connolly will succeed Tom Menino as Boston’s next mayor. Voters […]

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Boston Voters Think All The Candidates Are Great

I love everybody—and so do Boston voters, apparently. The new Suffolk/Herald poll finds that no more than 16 percent view any of the citywide candidates […]

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Insiders Poll: Marty Walsh Will Be Boston’s Next Mayor

You’ve got to hand it to my anonymous Boston political insiders—they’ve been uncannily accurate in predicting this year’s results (at least, in the aggregate). When […]

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Q&A #4: Predictions on the City Council Races

“Kevin” asks: Other than D5, are there going to be any competitive City Council races in the general election? It seems like there is such […]

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Update: Boston’s City Council Candidates

All eyes are on Boston’s mayoral race, but voters will also elect 13 city councilors—four citywide, and one in each of nine districts. To help […]

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The Changing Face of the City Council

Michael Flaherty erased any question about his second act in Boston politics with a convincing second-place finish in the at-large City Council race—even topping Stephen […]

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It’s Connolly Vs. Walsh

Marty Walsh and John Connolly took the most votes and won the chance to face each other in a general election this November. At the end […]