Mass Republicans: Whatever you say, Dems. Like we care. We’re spending January 6 with Parents Against Mask Mandates to “unite” “New England communities” “for a night of education … and action.”
"I would not blame young people, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ community for looking at what just happened and saying there is no place for me in the Democratic Party"
Are you tired of the same horse race political coverage? Are you sick of hearing about how much money the candidates raised? Do you want coverage to reflect more state and local issues?
Independent journalists from BINJ, DigBoston, and several other sites and papers will use the facilities, which we first conceived as an alternative to the hotel across the street where journalists from bigs like CBS and CNN enjoyed cozy press accommodations while the rest of us sat on the carpet in the lobby and fought over electrical outlets.
On July 5, start asking the Democrats, “What policies will help working families?”
The patriotic season is upon us. With it comes the arrival of the 2020 presidential race—far too early, in my estimation. Which in turn tends to generate conservative political ripples all the way down to the local level in the service of “winning” ...
While the perception of a polarizing political figure dominates the media narrative surrounding the candidate, Warren has shown that her positions and emphasis on popular issues can be a boon for her campaign.
Even if she isn’t everybody’s first choice, the prospect of a President Warren—a proponent of stiff corporate regulations, an increased minimum wage, student debt forgiveness, and single-payer health care—is still intriguing on the left.
Rep. Mike Connolly’s blog offers a critical look behind the curtain of Mass politics
The Massachusetts State House is not a bastion of democracy. I think a growing number of people in the Commonwealth are pretty clear on that fact. Dominated for decades by a series of imperial House speakers, and to a lesser extent by its Senate presidents, ...
Partisan turkey, a viral gold watch, and Republican trolls in New England 130 years ago
All things considered, the results of the caucuses make little tangible difference in determining the party’s nominee for the governorship. What’s really on the line is a candidate’s ability to garner 15 percent of the delegates’ support; crossing that threshold gets you on the September primary ballot. It would take a miracle to win a primary as a write-in candidate, so, first and foremost, the caucuses are a battle for the ballot.