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GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Baker Tries to Slam Door on Mihos’ Campaign

Filed in Local News, Politics by on April 17, 2010 0 Comments
GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Baker Tries to Slam Door on Mihos’ Campaign

Seeking to avoid a potentially distracting and divisive primary contest, Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Baker is trying to lure enough delegates at today’s GOP convention to his campaign to end Christy Mihos’ bid for the party nomination. Candidates must receive at least 15 percent of the delegate vote to appear on the primary ballot this […]

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Governor Deval Patrick Formally Launches Reelection Bid

Filed in Featured, Local News, Politics by on April 10, 2010 0 Comments
Governor Deval Patrick Formally Launches Reelection Bid

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick formally kicked off his reelection campaign today, beginning what promises to be a hard-fought battle to retain his post as the state’s top official. Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray are crisscrossing the state all weekend, meeting with supporters and Democratic officials to rally support for the beleaguered administration. The agenda […]

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Menino’s Lead Shrinks to Smaller, Still Insurmountable Gap

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News, Politics by on October 20, 2009 0 Comments
Menino’s Lead Shrinks to Smaller, Still Insurmountable Gap

Trailing badly in the polls heading into last night’s final mayoral debate before the November 3 election, Councilman Michael Flaherty needed at least one headline-grabbing slip-up—if not dozens—by his opponent to boost his odds of winning to ‘not quite impossible.’ Yet Menino kept his composure, flawlessly moving through his talking points with the deftness of, […]

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Coakley Cruising Toward Senate Seat

Filed in Politics by on October 13, 2009 0 Comments
Coakley Cruising Toward Senate Seat

Boston’s mayoral election next month isn’t the only upcoming vote with an apparently forgone outcome. In the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy, it looks increasingly likely that Attorney General Martha Coakley will cruise to an easy victory. The latest good news for Coakley’s campaign comes in […]

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Schilling Throws a Curve: Former Sox Pitcher Mulls Senate Bid

Filed in Featured, Headline, Politics by on September 6, 2009 1 Comment
Schilling Throws a Curve: Former Sox Pitcher Mulls Senate Bid

Rumors are flying like fastballs now: Curt Schilling may toss his cap into what could be a crowded race for the Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy. Almost immediately after the announcement of Kennedy’s death, speculation abounded—the New York Times even ran a front page article alongside Kennedy’s obituary pondering possible contenders. Schilling […]

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