President Obama said he hoped the institute could help restore confidence in government at a time of great cynicism.
In her first two years in the U.S. Senate, Elizabeth Warren has drawn praise and ire among her Capitol Hill colleagues as well as the ardent support of liberal loyalists.
Democrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.
Massachusetts has dozens of state boards, commissions and task forces that no longer meet or file reports, or have simply become irrelevant.
The Massachusetts Senate has begun debating a sweeping overhaul of the state’s gun laws.
The state Senate is backing a measure that would allow Massachusetts residents to purchase pepper spray without a firearms identification card.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he’s considering a run for the state Senate in Connecticut.
Delegates to the Republican state convention strongly backed Charlie Baker for their party’s gubernatorial nomination on Saturday, and conservative tea party member Mark Fisher just barely missed receiving enough support to force a contested GOP primary.
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has announced that he has formed an exploratory committee to enter New Hampshire’s U.S. Senate race.