Sen. Elizabeth Warren has endorsed Ruthzee Louijeune for one of the four Boston City Council At-Large seats. Louijeune, 34, has served as senior counsel for Warren’s presidential and Senate campaigns. “Ruthzee is the advocate working families need on the... Read more
Boston’s mayoral candidates are in for a forum-filled Tuesday, with one in the early morning and another in the evening. Local civic and business group leaders are hosting a forum Tuesday morning with the six mayoral candidates. The Newmarket Business... Read more
An internal poll from Michelle Wu’s mayoral campaign shows a tie between her and Acting Mayor Kim Janey, according to a source close to her campaign. Many likely voters remain undecided. The source provided a topline look at the race as the Sept. 14... Read more
Another super PAC has entered the Boston mayoral race. Hotel and food workers have formed a super PAC to bolster Acting Mayor Kim Janey, who was endorsed by their union, UNITE HERE Local 26. The outside group hopes to raise at least $500,000 this year,... Read more
When Gov. Charlie Baker sailed to reelection in 2018, he nearly won the city of Boston, a bastion of Democrats. Baker and his fellow Republican, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, came in just 3,897 votes (49 percent) behind Democrats Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey... Read more
The super PAC backing City Councillor Andrea Campbell in the Boston mayoral race went up with a TV ad this week as part of an effort to boost her name recognition. “We believe that when voters hear Andrea’s authentic Boston story, they will be more likely... Read more
Sonia Chang-Diaz, the first Latina elected to the Massachusetts Senate, has set her sights on the office around the corner. The Jamaica Plain Democrat on Wednesday said she’s seeking the governor’s suite in 2022. Her campaign launched a video and... Read more
The House on Tuesday rejected Gov. Charlie Baker's request to immediately spend $2.8 billion in federal COVID-19 relief money, choosing to follow through with the plan of Democratic leaders to sweep most of the $5.3 billion the state received into a... Read more
All six major mayoral candidates have signed a pledge pushed by a newly launched coalition that involves a Dorchester-based union and local developers. The pledge, from the Responsible Development Coalition, calls for candidates to support union jobs,... Read more
A recent poll on the Boston mayor’s race offers another snapshot of the six-way contest. The poll — conducted for a new coalition that includes a construction union, a developer and a real estate investment and development firm— shows 31 percent putting... Read more


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