BOSTON — Every member of the Governor's Council, an obscure Colonial-era board with final say over the appointments of state judges, is set to return to their jobs for another two years Tuesday.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Democrats unleashed a roaring assault against Bernie Sanders and seized on Mike Bloomberg’s past with women in the workplace during a contentious debate that tested the strength of the two men at the center of the party’s presidential nomination fight.
BOSTON — Democrats are increasingly concerned about a party split ahead of the November elections with eight presidential candidates still battling it out for the nomination.
BOSTON — Republican Bill Weld is known as one of the most popular governors in Massachusetts' history and a political mentor to the state's current chief executive, Charlie Baker.
This Week's Circulars
BOSTON — Vice President Mike Pence will visit New Hampshire later this week to speak at a forum that has recently been dominated by Democrats hoping to evict him and President Donald Trump from the White House.
SALEM — Congressman and presidential candidate Seth Moulton raised more than $1.2 million in the second quarter of the year, his campaign announced Tuesday, putting him far behind the top-tier presidential candidates. But he is not giving up.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary to exit the campaign, saying he would run for reelection to his California congressional seat next year.
SALEM — City Councilor Lisa Peterson’s surprise announcement on Monday that she is running for Congress — and not for re-election to her Ward 3 seat — has left a lot of observers wondering.
SALEM — For U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Salem, there is a personal reason why he has championed two bipartisan bills to increase job training and health care opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
BOSTON — As she runs for president, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren has pledged not to accept money from lobbyists, political action committees or special interest groups.
BOSTON — After U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren called for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday, President Donald Trump accused Warren of "defrauding the public" with her claims of Native American ancestry and said she should resign.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground.
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker cruised into a second term in Tuesday's elections, defeating an underfunded Democratic challenger and overcoming discontent from his own party’s conservative wing.
BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker cruised into a second term in Tuesday's elections, defeating an underfunded Democratic challenger and overcoming discontent from his own party’s conservative wing.
BOSTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren sailed past her Republican challenger, Geoff Diehl, in Tuesday's election, winning win a second term in a race that many view as a warmup for a possible challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020.
A decade after unseating a long-term incumbent to earn a seat in the Statehouse, Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante, D-Gloucester, will be asking voters in Gloucester, Rockport and Essex to return her for a sixth term Tuesday in a race against an independent challenger from Rockport.
The Gloucester woman seeking her fourth term on the Governor's Council on Tuesday faces a rematch with the West Newbury Republican she turned aside two years ago.
MANCHESTER — Democrat Allison Gustavson of Manchester raised a boatload of cash over the summer and fall in her first bid for public office as she seeks to unseat longtime state Rep. Brad Hill, an Ipswich Republican, in Tuesday's election.
BOSTON — More than $250,000 has poured into the race for a state House seat from Andover and North Andover, making it one of the most expensive legislative contests in Massachusetts this year.
SALEM — It was the spring of 2015 when John O'Brien's daughter told him that his hands were shaking. He also noticed that he had become more forgetful.
BOSTON (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, Massachusetts state Rep. Geoff Diehl, clashed on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren's decision to release a DNA test during their first debate Friday.
PEABODY — In a sparsely attended appearance at Brooksby Village, Republican Attorney General candidate James R. “Jay” McMahon III took aim at Salem Superior Court Judge Timothy Feeley as he spoke about his plans to tackle the state’s “opioid crisis.”
BOSTON — The two candidates for state treasurer squared off Wednesday for the first time in an abbreviated debate that touched on the Lottery, unclaimed property and Donald Trump, but the candidates separated themselves most on the topic of whether pension funds should maximize returns or tr…
SALEM — The Southern Essex Registry of Deeds is a government office that goes about its business quietly at Shetland Park in Salem. But in last Tuesday's election debate between candidates vying to lead the property records agency, incumbent John O'Brien mentioned one role of the office that…
BOSTON — Secretary of State Bill Galvin is coming under fire for using taxpayer money on a voter guide that boasts of his efforts to crack down on securities fraud.
Less than 24 hours after securing a landslide victory in her state primary race, Gloucester Democrat Eileen Duff wasn't taking anything for granted Wednesday morning — she was already back to work on her re-election campaign in which she now faces two more challengers for her state Governor'…
SALEM — Long-time Southern Essex Registrar of Deeds John O’Brien held off challenger Alice Merkl in the Democratic primary on Tuesday, according to unofficial results.
BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party's embrace of diversity and progressive politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era.
Gloucester voters gave city resident Eileen Duff a resounding boost toward a fourth term on the state's Governor's Council on Tuesday, backing her by 94.5 percent to 5.3 percent over challenger Nicholas Torresi of Methuen in their Massachusetts Democratic primary race.
This is the second of two profiles of the Democratic candidates for Southern Essex Register of Deeds. The profile of challenger Alice Merkl ran in Thursday’s edition.
This is the first of two profiles of the Democratic candidates for Southern Essex Register of Deeds. The profile of incumbent John O’Brien will run tomorrow.
WORCESTER — Thousands of Massachusetts Democratic Party activists gathered in Worcester for their annual convention Saturday and in a surprise move endorsed the challenger in the secretary of state race over the long-time incumbent.
BOSTON — Democrats will gather this weekend at their annual state convention, where they are expected to criticize President Donald Trump and choose from candidates seeking the party's nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Charlie Baker.
MANCHESTER — Voters will consider whether to allow the town to raise an extra $400,000 in tax revenue to repair and rebuild the Central Street dam and culvert in Tuesday’s Town Election.
SALEM — One of the state's longest-serving elected officials is making his final run for office this year. And this time he might actually have an opponent.