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The Boston City Council came under some boisterous criticism last week when Council President Maureen Feeney arranged for Boston firefighters to meet with members in an open session in the City Council chambers.

Currently, the firefighters union... Read more

In a move that may mark one of the final milestones in the shift away from the days of Urban Renewal and government-controlled housing development, Mayor Thomas Menino tapped... Read more

One local lawmaker returned money to an Indian tribe after their leader disgraced himself. A senator spent $85 on make-up for the St. Patrick's Day breakfast in South Boston. And the rest of Dorchester's State House delegation showered their campaign... Read more

Terry Dolan, who retired from her job in the governor's office last week, was the guest of honor at a State House party on Feb. 1. Governor Deval Patrick was on hand to... Read more

Sen. Hillary Clinton beat out her opponent by almost 15 percentage points in a high turnout Massachusetts primary Tuesday, but four of Dorchester's five main wards voted for Sen. Barack Obama as did the city of Boston as a whole.
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Clinton: Ready to lead on day one

By Maureen E. Feeney

This October, I had the rare privilege of speaking before a crowd of several thousand at Boston's historic Symphony Hall about my candidate for president, Hillary... Read more

With an historic presidential election on the horizon, the good news is many of our neighbors have looked up and taken notice.

The contests in both major political parties have been ongoing for a year now, and there's still 278 days remaining... Read more

Some of the rancor displayed in Monday's presidential debate at the congressional Black Caucus began to spill into Boston this week. And the race has come alive in the city's neighborhoods in just a week's time.

Speaker of the House Sal DiMasi... Read more

Some of the rancor displayed in Monday's presidential debate at the congressional Black Caucus began to spill into Boston this week. And the race has come alive in the city's neighborhoods in just a week's time.

Speaker of the House Sal DiMasi... Read more

The primary season is nearing a climax and, for once, the vote from Massachusetts is likely to mean something this time. The year long pre-primary campaigns have been a seemingly endless round of photo ops, partisan debates and campaign stops in little... Read more

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