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Mass. AFL-CIO aide launching run for state Senate

Drinkwater said he hasn’t spoken with her, but he’s banking on her leaving.

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Civil rights hero John Lewis endorses Mike Capuano

“I know Mike Capuano as a champion and fierce advocate for those who have often been forgotten or left behind,” Lewis said in a statement.

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There’s a new candidate for state Senate president

“In recent days, I have been approached by colleagues for discussions about the future of the Senate and the Senate Presidency,” John Keenan said in a statement.

‘Verbatim, he said, “I made you mayor.” You don’t forget words like that.’

Hours after Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera endorsed Josh Zakim for secretary of state, incumbent William Galvin called Rivera to voice his displeasure.

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With lawsuit, Bill Weld proves he’s as quirky as ever

Weld filed a suit against Governor Charlie Baker seeking to overturn the winner-take-all system governing the Electoral College vote for presidential elections.

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Linda Dorcena Forry to endorse Nick Collins in special election

Linda Dorcena Forry will announce Thursday night that she’s backing Nick Collins, her formal rival, in the May 1 special election.

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Scott Lively appeals to Maura Healey on state GOP’s decision to back Charlie Baker

Scott Lively is appealing to the popular Democrat, citing “due process.”

Michelle Wu a finalist for award from abortion rights group EMILY’s List

Wu was the first Asian-American woman on the City Council and the first woman of color to become its president.

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Galvin charges Electoral College lawsuit is ‘designed to benefit people like Donald Trump’

The suit was filed by former Massachusetts governor William F. Weld and two other plaintiffs.

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Althea Garrison might have just doubled her chances of getting on the City Council

The long trek back from political gadfly to elected office just might be in the cards for Althea Garrison.