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Perennial candidate, in wings for council slot, is seeking the open local Senate seat

With seemingly limitless optimism, Althea Garrison, the city’s 78-year-old perennial candidate, is in the running for two legislative seats... Read more

Linda Dorcena Forry is sticking around, just not in a seat in the state Senate.

The 44-year-old former senator has spent fully half of her life in public service, first as an aide to then-state Rep. Charlotte Golar Richie, then working in City... Read more

Former Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry bid farewell – for now - to the State House in a festive ceremony on Wednesday that drew a Who's Who of city and state politics to say goodbye to a colleague who was both liked and respected on both sides of the aisle.... Read more

State Rep. Evandro Carvalho announced his candidacy for the First Suffolk Senate seat in a statement Tuesday, framing his bid as a push for needed... Read more

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

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