Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
Opinion: Mess In TexasIn Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
Mass. Senate OK's Congressional Redistricting MapThe map, which won final approval in the House and Senate, is now awaiting Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick's signature.
Mass. Congressional Hopefuls Eye New DistrictsPotential challengers to Massachusetts' congressional delegation are scoping out 9 newly redrawn U.S. House districts as they try to map out their own path to victory next year.
Mass. Lawmakers Face Busy Week Before RecessIt promises to be a busy week on Beacon Hill as the Legislature tries to finish work on several major bills before recessing until the end of the year.
Mass. House & Senate Approve Redistricting Plans Redistricting plans for the state Senate and House of Representatives have been overwhelmingly approved by lawmakers on Beacon Hill.
U.S. Rep. John Olver Will Retire At End Of TermCongressman Olver has represented the 1st Congressional District, which includes Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester and Middlesex Counties since 1991.
Mass. Releases Redistricting Maps Mass. released new district maps that would double the number of so-called minority-majority Massachusetts House districts from 10 to 20.
Public Will Be Able To Give Input Before Final Redistricting VoteRepresentative Michael Moran says this will be the first time the public can give input before a final vote.
Keller @ Large: Meehan On UMass Job, MA RedistrictingFormer Congressman Marty Meehan sits down with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller to talk about his decision to not pursue the UMass president job and what he thinks about the redistricting of Massachusetts.
Keller @ Large: Someone's Got To GoLosing a seat in Congress is serious business because it means the loss of federal funding under distribution formulas based on population.
Capuano: Senate Decision Won’t Impact RedistrictingCongressman Michael Capuano says whether or not he runs for the U.S. Senate will have no impact on redistricting here.
Mass. To Lose Seat In CongressOfficial U.S. Census numbers were released Tuesday and Massachusetts is going to lose a seat in Congress.
Census Numbers Could Mean Congressional ShakeupOfficial census numbers are being released in the morning, and they are widely expected to mean we are going to lose a member of congress
Keller @ Large: Re-Drawing Congressional DistrictsEvery 10 years, the Commonwealth must re-draw its congressional district to account for the changes in population and demographics.