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Bill Clinton, Joe Biden And Hundreds More Attend Thomas Menino Funeral

AP | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — A private funeral for former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is underway at his neighborhood church, with hundreds of dignitaries and promi...

The Mayor Of Food | Posted 11.02.2014 | Taste

Long before the food movement took shape, Thomas Menino believed in—and acted on—its ideals: fresh food available to everyone of every income leve...

Obama: Tom Menino Was 'Bold, Big-Hearted, And Boston Strong'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama issued a statement Thursday on the death of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, praising the longtime mayor's commitment to revital...

Tom Menino, Former Mayor Of Boston, Dies At Age 71

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

Tom Menino, who served as the mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, from 1993 to 2014, has died, 7 News and WCVB report. Menino was in hospice at Bringha...

Longtime Mayor Reflects Back On Storied Career

AP | AMY CRAWFORD | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — When Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino steps down after 20 years, it will feel like the end of an era for many of his constituents, a gene...

Voters Choosing Replacement For Longtime Figure

Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — City voters were taking a major step toward ushering in a new political era as they went to the polls Tuesday to whittle down a field ...

New York's Competitive Advantage

Peter Ubertaccio | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Peter Ubertaccio

In the quest to maintain a vibrant and aggressive political climate, Boston has failed where New York has succeeded.

Boston Politicians Condemn Rolling Stone Cover

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media

Rolling Stone's cover about the Boston bombing has morphed from a media controversy to a full-blown political litmus test (see update below). The m...

Wide-Open Field In Race To Succeed City's Longest-Serving Mayor

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

BOSTON, July 17 (Reuters) - The race to succeed Boston's longest-serving mayor remains wide open with none of the dozen candidates seeking the offic...

Boston Mayor: Suspects Acted Alone

AP | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Boston Mayor Tom Menino says information he has indicates that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing acted alone. Menino tells AB...

Longtime Boston Mayor To Retire

AP | STEVE LeBLANC and BOB SALSBERG | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, struggling to keep his emotions in check, told well-wishers gathered at historic Faneuil Hall on Thursday that h...

Longtime Mayor Reportedly Calling It Quits

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

BOSTON, March 27 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Tom Menino, a Democrat who has run the city for almost two decades, will not seek a sixth term, the Boston...

WATCH: Boston Abuzz Over Potential Vibrator Handout

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.19.2012 | Small Business

There's a buzz about Boston Mayor Tom Menino's office lately, and it isn't because of too much coffee. It's the vibrators. Menino has been leading ...

House Candidate Says Mayors Against Chick-Fil-A 'Need To Be Introduced To 2nd Amendment'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

A Mississippi congressional candidate said that mayors who oppose Chick-fil-A because of CEO Dan Cathy's views on same-sex marriage "need to be introd...

Chick-fil-A Dustup Shows Freedom for Fundamentalists Is a One-Way Street

Wayne Besen | Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

The truth is, Chick-fil-A should be able to open wherever it wants in the same way that I should be able to marry in any state that I want.

Boston Mayor To Chick-Fil-A President: Anti-Gay Stance Is 'Insult' To City

Posted 07.26.2012 | Gay Voices

The media firestorm over Chick-fil-A's financial contributions to anti-gay organizations seems to have no end in sight. Now, after Boston Mayor Th...

Frank Pays Tribute To Legendary Mentor

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

BOSTON — Former Mayor Kevin White was remembered Wednesday as a towering political presence who guided a stunning rebirth of Boston's downtown w...

Mayor Wants 'Outrageous' Shirts Removed From Store Display

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.21.2011 | Style

Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino is urging Nike to remove from a Nike store display T-shirts that he says promote drug use. The shirts, which hang in ...