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Ex-State Sen. Richard Tisei To Run For Congress

Former Republican state senator Richard Tisei is planning to run for Congress in one of nine newly proposed districts.



Federal Government Grant Mass. Congressmen’s Request For Review Of Fishing Rules

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Inspector General says his office will review how the federal government makes fishing rules.

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A car under the commuter rail bridge on Burrill Street in Swampscott. (Photo courtesy: Jack Beermann)

Essex County Gets Rainstorm Disaster Loans

Small businesses affected by flash flooding on Boston’s North Shore two weeks ago will be able to apply for low interest loans to help restore their losses.


Patrice Tierney and her husband Rep. John Tierney.

Rep. Teirney’s Wife Completes Prison Term

Authorities say Rep. John Tierney’s wife has completed her 30-day prison sentence for helping file false tax returns for her fugitive brother.


Patrice Tierney and her husband Rep. John Tierney.

Rep. Tierney’s Wife Gets 30 Days In Prison

The wife of U.S. Rep. John Tierney faces sentencing on tax charges for helping her brother conceal income from an illegal offshore gambling business.


Tsongas, Tierney Want Constituents To Feel Safe

The shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has raised questions about security surrounding members of Congress.


Local Politicians React To Giffords Shooting

Hours after Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and critically wounded at an event in Tuscon on Saturday, some members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation sent along their prayers for her recovery.