Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012

As Washington-types flooded New Hampshire ahead of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary, one restaurant banned any politicians from entering.  Read The Story
Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 As Washington-types flooded New Hampshire ahead of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary, one restaurant banned any politicians from entering. Read The Story
Mayor Menino vows to keep Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in Boston because of the restaurant franchise owner's views on same sex marriage.  Read The Story  (Photo from Chick-Fil-A/Facebook)
Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 Mayor Menino vows to keep Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in Boston because of the restaurant franchise owner's views on same sex marriage. Read The Story (Photo from Chick-Fil-A/Facebook)
The 'Kennedy' name is returned to Congress, as Joseph P. Kennedy III is elected. Read The Story
Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 The 'Kennedy' name is returned to Congress, as Joseph P. Kennedy III is elected. Read The Story
An 84-year-old Fall River woman went to vote on Super Tuesday, only to be told she was no longer registered because she had died. 
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Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 An 84-year-old Fall River woman went to vote on Super Tuesday, only to be told she was no longer registered because she had died. Read The Story
A few controversial anti-President Obama billboards spark a debate about free speech in Hanson. Read The Story
Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 A few controversial anti-President Obama billboards spark a debate about free speech in Hanson. Read The Story
Residents of the beach community of Humarock threaten to secede from the town of Scituate over a bonfire ban. Read The Story
Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 Residents of the beach community of Humarock threaten to secede from the town of Scituate over a bonfire ban. Read The Story
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is defeated in the presidential election by President Obama. Read The Story  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is defeated in the presidential election by President Obama. Read The Story (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
President Obama, a White Sox fan, is booed after he tweaks Boston fans over the Kevin Youkilis trade. 
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Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 President Obama, a White Sox fan, is booed after he tweaks Boston fans over the Kevin Youkilis trade. Read The Story (Photo by Gary Fabiano-Pool/Getty Images)
The 2010-2011 Stanley Cup Champions visit to the White House is overshadowed by Tim Thomas' decision to skip the ceremony for political reasons. Read The Story
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Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012
The 2010-2011 Stanley Cup Champions visit to the White House is overshadowed by Tim Thomas' decision to skip the ceremony for political reasons. Read The Story (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Elizabeth Warren defeats Sen. Scott Brown in a close election. Read The Story
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Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012 Elizabeth Warren defeats Sen. Scott Brown in a close election. Read The Story (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
Boston Mayor Tom Menino spent a month in the hospital with various health issues.  Read The Story  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Most Popular Local Political Stories Of 2012
Boston Mayor Tom Menino spent a month in the hospital with various health issues. Read The Story (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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