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Facebook Users Blast Governor After He Says He Didn't Vote For President

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker came under fire Tuesday after announcing that he did not cast a vote for president, a decision he said “disappointe...

The Art of the Steal: GE's Massive $270 Million Massachusetts Megadeal

Mike Leyba | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Mike Leyba

Many at the State House, in City Hall, and in the local press are flat-out giddy to roll-out the red carpet for GE. There is however, a growing resistance (both inside the State House and outside) to hold our elected leaders accountable for squandering public funds.

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker Booed Off Stage At LGBT Event

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) was booed off stage mid-speech Wednesday night after showing little support for a bill aimed at protecting transg...

Could Democratic Party History Repeat Itself in the Republican Party in 2016?

Rich Rubino | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Rich Rubino

An insurrectionist presidential candidate stuns his party's establishment by pocketing the party's nomination. His views do not line up with mainstream figures in his party.

Growing Number Of GOP Politicians Refuse To Back Donald Trump In The General Election

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) said Wednesday that he won't vote for Donald Trump, even if he becomes his party's presidential nom...

Look Past the Flag: The Real GOP Problem Is a Half-Century of Promoting Racial Division for Political Advantage

David Paul | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
David Paul

Events in South Carolina over the past two weeks have demonstrated that the racially-targeted political strategy that Richard Nixon set in motion to assure his own electoral victory fifty years ago remains deeply ingrained in the GOP.

Dave Jamieson

Home Care Workers Win Fight For $15 | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

Massachusetts home care workers have notched the latest victory in the Fight for $15. Under an agreement Thursday with the office of Gov. Charlie B...

Massachusetts Launches Plan To Counter Heroin Epidemic

Reuters | Jacqueline Tempera | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

BOSTON, June 22 (Reuters) - Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker unveiled a $27 million plan on Monday to increase the state's capacity to treat drug ...

Massachusetts Governor Buzzes Hair Off To Raise Money For Cancer Research

The Associated Press | Posted 04.09.2015 | Good News

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker got a sharp new short haircut on Tuesday that helped raise money for charity and met the appro...

Jonathan Cohn

Controversial MIT Economist Jonathan Gruber Ousted From Massachusetts Health Panel | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics

Jonathan Gruber, the influential and controversial MIT health economist, is among four people that the Massachusetts governor asked to step down from ...

Thank You, Dr. Beverly Scott

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Leave Dr. Scott alone, and show up and vote in your local elections if you actually care about fixing the MBTA. The voters have let the state legislature stagnate, and now we are reaping the consequences of our fatal disinterest.

Judge Rejects Requests To Postpone Boston Bombing Trial

Associated Press | Bob Salsberg and Mark Pratt | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision t...

Jeffrey Young

5 New GOP Governors Could Undercut Medicaid Expansion | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

The Republican wave at the polls Tuesday didn't just give the GOP more power to obstruct Obamacare in Congress and block Medicaid expansion in more th...

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Had Winning Issues, Just Not Winning Candidates | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If American voters want to see the minimum wage raised, they sure have a funny way of showing it. Binding ballot initiatives that wou...

Baker TKTK

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Charlie Baker won his bid for governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday, Fox News and ABC News projected. Baker faced Massachusetts Attorney ...

Martha Coakley Loses Election For Massachusetts Governor

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Martha Coakley lost her bid for governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday, Fox News and ABC News projected. Coakley has served as the state's attorney g...

Massachusetts Governor Election Results: Martha Coakley Loses To Charlie Baker

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Charlie Baker was elected governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday, Fox News and ABC News project. Incumbent Gov. Deval Patrick (D) decided ...

Laura Bassett

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Calls Female Reporter 'Sweetheart' | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

Charlie Baker, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts, called a female reporter "sweetheart" while dismissing her question about dome...

Martha Coakley Slams GOP Opponent For Wavering On Roger Goodell

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

Massachusetts Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Martha Coakley blasted her GOP opponent, Charlie Baker, in a video released Friday...

Good News For Coakley

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

BOSTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, a Democrat, leads Republican businessman Charlie Baker in the state's gov...

Immoral, Infamous, Scandalous and Notoriously Disgraceful

Charles Francis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Francis

In 1971, a young man was wrongfully terminated from his job with the federal government. And his termination was not based on poor performance. Rather, Charlie Baker was fired from his job with the NBS simply because he was gay.

Republican Could Pose Threat To Dem

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

BOSTON, July 18 (Reuters) - A Republican former hospital executive has pulled into a statistical tie with Massachusetts' Democratic attorney general...

In Massachusetts, Bush and Baker Ignore Threat of Climate Change

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Jeb Bush claimed, "I'm a skeptic. I'm not a scientist." This mentality is a fundamental misunderstanding of how a representative democracy works. As elected officials, we aren't expected to be experts on every issue. However, we are responsible for making decisions based on the best available information.

Dem Candidate Asks Feds To Review GOP Opponent's Business Practices

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

A Democrat running to be Massachusetts' governor asked federal securities regulators Thursday to look into an opponents' work with a venture capital f...

Chris Christie And GOP Candidate Caught In Sketchy Sequence

Pando | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Yet, despite all of these laws and rules, Pando has discovered evidence that Gov. Chris Christie’s administration awarded a public pension contract ...