Politics

Thomas Kennedy (pictured right) wit Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker. (Photo courtesy: State Sen. Thomas Kennedy via Facebook)

Thomas Kennedy, Longtime State Lawmaker, Dies At 63

Massachusetts state Sen. Thomas Kennedy of Brockton has died.

06/29/2015

The governor and the elephants (Photo credit Charlie Baker)

Gov. Charlie Baker Snaps Selfies With Animals At Southwick’s Zoo Anniversary

The governor of Massachusetts might have taken the selfie of the year on Sunday.

06/28/2015

Kirsten Hughes (WBZ)

Keller @ Large: Mass. GOP Chair Says Raising Taxes Ignores Voters’ Will

Kirsten Hughes tells Keller that voters sent a message when they elected Charlie Baker.

06/28/2015

Tyler McMullen (Photo credit Manchester police)

Donald Trump Protester Spit At Officer, Police Say

Tyler McMullen is facing assault charges after disrupting the campaign rally.

06/18/2015

Patrick Kennedy talks to WBZ-TV's Bree Sison. (WBZ-TV)

Matters Of The Mind: The Politics of Mental Health

WBZ-TV’s Bree Sison looks at the challenges mental health advocates face getting politicians to pay attention to their cause.

06/12/2015

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Community Leaders Push Criminal Justice Overhaul

Beacon Hill lawmakers and community leaders are planning to push this week for legislation designed to overhaul the state’s criminal justice system.

06/07/2015

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Lawmakers To Begin State Budget Negotiations

Negotiations between Massachusetts lawmakers on the state’s $38 billion budget will soon get underway.

05/31/2015

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Lawmakers To Hold Statehouse Hearing On Public Records Bills

Critics have long complained that Massachusetts public records laws are too cumbersome and restrictive.

05/26/2015

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on CBS This Morning, April 9, 2015. (CBS News)

Obama Hits Elizabeth Warren On Trade As Senate Debate Opens

As the Senate prepares to debate his trade agenda, President Barack Obama is sharpening his criticisms of a vocal opponent on the left.

05/10/2015

Presidential hopeful Ben Carson (Photo credit Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Retired Neurosurgeon Ben Carson To Campaign In New Hampshire

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is making his way back to New Hampshire for the first time as an official Republican presidential candidate.

05/10/2015

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