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Massachusetts Politics

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...

Massachusetts Lt. Governor Resigning

Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Lt. Governor Tim Murray (D) is resigning his post, according to reports Wednesday from WBZ-TV Boston and The Boston Globe. Murray had...

A 'Frank' Lesson in American (Minority) Politics

Ravi K. Perry | Posted 04.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Ravi K. Perry

If Americans think of representation of minority interests in politics as a mathematical equation, rather than a continual effort endemic to realizing the promise of American democracy, we, as a country, will likely never see the day that "all (wo)men are created equal."

31-Year-Old Considers Bid To Replace Kerry

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

A 31-year-old state senator from western Massachusetts has announced that he plans to start exploring a bid to replace U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.)....

Candidate Explains Why He Called Civil Rights Icon 'A Gimmick'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

Mike Connolly, an independent candidate for Massachusetts state legislature, said he didn't call the late civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks "a gimmick" ...

Scott Brown Keeps Distance From Paul Ryan

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Aware of the razor-thin margin separating himself and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren in liberal Massachusetts, Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) has ...

Shame on Congress -- Renew the Federal Assault Weapons Ban!

John Rosenthal | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
John Rosenthal

With the dust settling from the Aurora tragedy, and both presidential candidates eager to return to safe campaigning grounds, it seems that the message might again be lost, and gun laws will remain an untouched political issue.

Scott Brown Must Rely on His Personal Appeal to Win in November

Peter Ubertaccio | Posted 08.13.2012 | College
Peter Ubertaccio

The actual politics of Massachusetts defy conventional wisdom and create greater shades of gray. It's in these areas that Scott Brown may well find the key to his re-election.

Race Between Brown And Warren Hits Milestone

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- The U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts is not only one of the most closely watched in the nation, it's also turning out to be the most expens...

John Celock

Massachusetts Candidate Declines All Contributions

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

An independent candidate running an uphill campaign for the Massachusetts House of Representatives has vowed not to accept campaign contributions in h...

Tea Party, Mass Politics

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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