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As the Third District race grows, so does the number of political consultants working on it

The unfolding race to succeed outgoing US Representative Niki Tsongas in the Third Congressional District has created a web of odd alliances and pitted former colleagues in arms against one another.

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Here’s where Elizabeth Warren’s GOP challengers stand on Roy Moore

A host of other party leaders are now calling for Roy Moore to be barred from the Senate if he’s elected.


After loss, Tito Jackson encourages colleagues to have ‘a backbone’

On Wednesday, the council’s first meeting since the Nov. 7 election, Jackson received his colleagues’ praise.


Elizabeth Warren staffs up for 2018 race

US Senator Elizabeth Warren’s state director, Roger Lau, is transitioning out of his government role to take the reins of Warren’s reelection effort.


Council candidate claims Marty’s Walsh support — in Spanish and Mandarin

Walsh had previously vowed to stay out of the race: both Edwards and Passacantilli worked for him, in the Office of Housing Stability and in the Office of Economic Development, respectively. They are on leave.


The return of Bill Weld in 2020? ‘Who knows?’ he says.

Former governor Bill Weld, who ran last year as the Libertarian Party’s vice-presidential nominee, will address an international libertarian organization next week during a speech in New York, a sort of political re-emergence after Weld has spent much of the past year focusing on his business portfolio.

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Charlie Baker is nation’s most popular governor. Again.

A Morning Consult survey that found 69 percent of Mass. voters approve of Baker’s job performance.


Maura Healey endorses two more City Council candidates

She’s wading into the races for District 1 and 7.

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Is Charlie Baker really more popular in Boston than Elizabeth Warren?

That’s what it looks like at first blush in a Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll released earlier this week.


Beth Lindstrom underperforms rivals in fund-raising

The GOP candidate for the US Senate collected about $50,000 in nearly six weeks between forming her fund-raising committee and Sept. 30.