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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...

New York, Massachusetts Governors Bet Cheesecake, Chowder On Super Bowl

AP | Posted 01.31.2012 | Food

ALBANY, N.Y. -- I'll see your chowda, and raise you a cheesecake. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is betting chips, pies and bowls of New England cl...

The Impersonator

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

The Romney of 2007-08 seemed to stand for something. What does the Romney of 2011-12 stand for? What, exactly, is he trying to accomplish?

Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill Signed Into Effect

Posted 01.20.2012 | Gay Voices

Massachusetts officially became the 16th state to treat transgender citizens as a protected class today as Governor Deval Patrick hosted a ceremonial ...

GOP Candidate Got Permission For Questionable Act

Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Mark Hosenball, Reuters) - In the final weeks of Mitt Romney's term as Massachusetts governor, his office sought and received permissi...

Political World Reacts To Barney Frank Retirement (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

On Monday, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) confirmed that, after 16 terms in Congress, he will not seek reelection in 2012. As news of Frank's retirem...

Massachusetts Governor Approves Landmark Transgender Rights Bill

Posted 01.20.2012 | Gay Voices

Massachusetts' transgender community had a reason to feel extra celebratory this holiday weekend, as the state's governor signed legislation Wednesday...

Sam Stein

DNC Sends Massive FOIA Request For Romney's Email Records

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, November 17, 2011, the worst job in America belonged to the employees who handle Freedom of Information Act requests for th...

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Accuses Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Of Doing 'Dirty Tricks' For Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign manager lashed out Thursday at a top adviser to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick for providing embarrassing infor...

Split In Political Vision Comes To Light In Battleground State

Creative Loafing Charlotte | Mary C. Curtis | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

It was a tale of two visions of government. And when politicians from both parties came through Charlotte with plans on what it's going to take to get...

Dave Jamieson

As Big Hotels Outsource Jobs, Workers Lose Hold On Living Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS -- Maria Fajardo has been working as a housekeeper and janitor in Indianapolis hotels since 1987. The job has changed a lot in 24 years, ...

Massachusetts Tornadoes Kill At Least 4

AP/The Huffington Post | By STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 08.01.2011 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Tornadoes roared through Massachusetts on Wednesday, as violent winds caused damage in about two dozen communities, ripping...

A Shot Heard 'Round the World? Social Impact Bonds Bring Social Innovation to the Bay State

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 07.09.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

SIBs represent the dawn of a new era, one that will accelerate the evolution of the Impact Economy.

NH Senate Rejects Bullying Law Change Limiting School Responsibility

AP | KATHY McCORMACK | Posted 07.04.2011 | Education

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire's Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to reject changes to the state's anti-bullying law that received strong su...

Deval(uing) Government

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 06.14.2011 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Let's face it: government is the only institution with the power and resources to make equal opportunity more than an empty slogan. Deval Patrick, no doubt, agrees. But he says precious little to that effect in his book.

A Fresh Start for Colorado Democrats

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

The Colorado reorganization meeting was a reminder of why we are Democrats and why it is important to never allow ourselves to be divided.

Deval Patrick Defeats Charles Baker To Win Reelection

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick bucked the anti-incumbent, pro-Republican trend and won a second term Tuesday with the help of some of...

What Happened to Scott Brown Voters?

Brian Schaffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Schaffner

Scott Brown was at the leading edge of the Republican tide when he scored an unexpected victory over Martha Coakley in the January special election in Massachusetts. What happened to those Scott Brown supporters in this midterm election?

The Empire Strikes Back: Explaining the Republican Wave

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

What a difference two years make. In 2008, President Obama swept into office on a platform of hope and change. All across America, there was a groun...

MA-Gov: 42% Patrick (D), 37% Baker (R) (WNEC 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Western New England College 10/24-28/10; 361 likely voters, 5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (WNEC PDF) Massachusetts 2010 Governor 42% Patr...

MA-Gov: 46% Patrick (D), 44% Baker (R), 6% Cahill (I) (Rasmussen 10/27)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/27/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Massachusetts 2010 Governor 46% Patrick (D), 44%...

MA-Gov: 46% Patrick (D), 39% Baker (R) (Suffolk 10/25-27)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Suffolk University for 7News 10/25-27/10; 500 likely voters, 4.4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Suffolk release Massachusetts 2010...

MA-Gov: 43% Patrick (D), 39% Baker (R) (UNH 10/22)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UNH, for Boston Globe 10/17-22/10; 519 Likely voters, 4.3% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (UNH PDF) Massachusetts 2010 Governor 43% Patr...

MA-Gov: 44% Patrick (D), 36% Baker (R), 8% Cahill (I) (WNEC 10/16-21)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Western New England College 10/16-21/10; 400 likely voters, 5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews WNEC release Massachusetts 2010 Gover...

Massachusetts Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Massachusetts Governor? Democrat Deval Patrick, Republican Charlie Baker and Independent Tim Cahill face off on Nov. 2, and we'd...