By - 9/15/14 - 10:33 am

The Globe talks to the four candidates for governor about tax policy; at least when it comes to Coakley and Baker: Not much to hear.

There's a reason they call him the Prince of Darkness. talks to John Miller, the Republican candidate for attorney general, about how to fight crime.

Casinos may not be the sure bed they're made out to... Read more

By - 9/9/14 - 10:38 pm

WBUR reports. Can both candidates learn from their past losses?

By - 3/27/14 - 7:44 am

The Globe reports Steve Grossman looked like he was passing a kidney stone in a debate the other night not because he had to share the stage with Gay Hating Guy, but because he was actually passing a kidney stone.... Read more

By - 2/26/14 - 7:48 am

WBUR reports on a gubernatorial forum at Harvard.

By - 2/21/14 - 2:34 pm

Mike Deehan, a reporter at the State House News Service, has launched to cover this year's race for governor.

By - 2/4/14 - 6:41 pm

Delegates representing 13 Districts of Roslindale & JP to be elected

  • Saturday, February 8
  • 10:30 AM
  • IUPAT Hall
    25 Colgate Rd
    Roslindale MA 02131

Democrats in Boston Ward 19 will be holding a caucus at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Hall, 2nd floor, to elect 24 delegates and 4 alternates to the... Read more

By - 2/19/13 - 12:38 pm


A month after former U.S. Senator Scott Brown sent out a series of odd tweets from his official social media account, the Fox News commentator finally addressed questions behind a jumbled message—and he blamed it on accidental “pocket tweeting.”

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Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston... Read more

By - 4/2/12 - 1:11 pm

The Globe reports a Suffolk County grand jury indicted him on charges he used $1.65 million in lottery ads to boost his campaign for governor in 2010.

By - 11/3/10 - 7:22 am

Barney Frank spent much of his victory speech last night complaining about Republicans, added: "Massachusetts has reaffirmed the complete political irrelevance of the Boston Herald." A Republican operative who writes a column for the Herald retorts: I'm irrelevant? You're irrelevant!

WBUR sums up the blue wave that swept Massachusetts. At... Read more

By - 11/1/10 - 6:34 pm

Democrats held a get-out-the-vote rally in Adams Park in Roslindale Square this afternoon. All the party bigwigs were there, along with assorted union members and party activists. Gov. Deval Patrick told them he's had enough of 15 months of Charlie Baker:

Congressman Mike Capuano... Read more

By - 10/31/10 - 10:16 am

But first, this musical interlude:

Republicans are dreaming big in Massachusetts this year.

Gubernatorial candidates offer their ideas on the economy. The Herald-Republican rides the bus with Scott Brown, is most impressed. Watch Baker at his Foxboro rally.

What a... Read more

By - 10/29/10 - 9:30 am

Latest Suffolk poll shows Patrick 7 points ahead. Baker campaign bravely says their own polling shows a dead-even race, which a reporter with an attention span longer than 30 seconds reports really means the Baker campaign is now in free fall.

The Herald tries to buck its man up, quotes Baker as blaming Patrick for the national economic collapse. John Carroll... Read more

By - 10/28/10 - 8:31 am

Mike Ball reports on Jim Henderson's press conference outside Suffolk Law School. Who he? He's the independent running against Bill Galvin, who didn't want to see his shadow and participate in a forum at the school. OK, OK, Galvin tells the Globe because he couldn't take 90 minutes out of his busy day for a debate.

Video from a congressional forum sponsored... Read more

By - 10/26/10 - 7:26 am

With one week left in the campaign, what have we learned? That every candidate for every office everywhere is a slavering, fanged troll who eats live babies and puppies as snacks, except for that nice Steve Grossman. He's such a mensch.

Speaking of slavering, fanged trolls, don't say mean things about un-birther Bill Hudak or he'll sue you.

The Globe is just wondering: How... Read more

By - 10/25/10 - 7:12 am

Associated Press uncovers a memo from Baker to then boss Paul Celllucci, urging him to sit on news of escalating Big Dig costs until after Cellucci beat Scott Harshbarger back in the day. Tony ponders:

Baker advocated that the financial mess the Big Dig was causing for the state be hidden from the public until after the election in November 1998. Yes, Charlie

... Read more
By - 10/22/10 - 7:20 am

Look for the Dems to crow that the state's unemployment rate is down and the Republicans to thunder about how the number of jobless increased. The Globe attempts to explain how that could happen; the Herald gleefully predicts the crushing job-loss news will crush Deval Patrick's chances.

Associated Press reports the four candidates for governor split on the death penalty in their... Read more

By - 10/21/10 - 7:22 am

You're an editor for a metropolitan daily. Which story do you put on the front page: Jeff Perry and the strip search or Barney Frank lending his campaign some money? If you're the Herald, you go with the latter (don't forget to throw in some stuff about how Frank is "panic stricken") and ignore the former (save for a Margery Egan column declaring... Read more

By - 10/19/10 - 8:19 am

Mike Ball reports on a rare live public appearance by Secretary of State for Life Bill Galvin.

Hey, West Roxbury and Jamaica Plain peeps: Today's the very special preliminary election for city council, so go vote.

Globe: Menino, union leader help Patrick push record on jobs and GOP rallies to candidates once seen as long shots.

Herald: Baker cooks up term... Read more