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The Democratic Party may stand to gain from an infusion of young up-and-coming political hopefuls, but US Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not picking a side just yet in the race for Massachusetts’s 7th Congressional District, where Boston City Councillor at-... Read more

With little daylight between them on the issues, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley said Thursday that her decision to challenge U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano was about bringing a different "lens" to Congress, but the 10-term Somerville Democrat said he... Read more

Community health centers are edging ever closer to a “funding cliff” that would severely limit their ability to provide critical local care services, and US Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week leveled a sharp critique at congressional Republicans who she... Read more

The race for the First Suffolk Senate seat is officially underway.

State Rep. Nick Collins will seek the senate post left vacant by former state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, the Collins campaign confirmed Friday.

"Today, I will file... Read more

Former state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry’s sudden resignation to join a prominent development company left a scramble in her wake. Prospective candidates are... Read more

As state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry resigned her seat last Friday to join the private sector with Suffolk Construction, political observers were left to reckon with the loss of a prominent representative for communities of color across the city and the... Read more

City Councillor at-Large Ayanna Pressley says she will challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano for his 7th district congressional seat later this year, setting up a rare showdown between two popular Massachusetts Democrats with strong progressive... Read more

Boston Public School will not be implementing controversial new start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year, Superintendent Tommy Chang announced Friday morning. The proposed times prompted outcry from school communities and elected officials... Read more

District 4 City Councillor Andrea Campbell announced last Saturday that she has secured the support of all of her colleagues to be the next president of the Boston City Council.

When her fellow councillors vote her into the presidency in January... Read more

Former state Sen. Brian Joyce was arrested Monday and charged in a federal indictment, the FBI said.

Joyce, a Milton Democrat, did not seek re-election last year after the launch of a federal probe into his alleged actions in the Senate to... Read more

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