Michael Levenson

Michael Levenson is a general assignment reporter, with an interest in stories about politics, personalities, history, nature, and art. He previously reported for the City Hall and State House bureaus. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he covered Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, the 2009 Boston mayoral election, and the 2010 governor’s race, and has written about topics ranging from a caterpillar invasion that devastated Cape Cod to Donald Trump’s fascination with conspiracy theories.

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Trump criticizes Boston Globe in wake of editorials supporting the free press

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President Trump criticized The Boston Globe in the wake of a push from hundreds of publications around the country condemning the president’s attacks on the news media.

In a heated debate, Pressley launches an offensive against Capuano

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The contest between Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley and incumbent Michael Capuano is seen as a test of voters’ willingness to embrace newcomers.

Challenging the Electoral College’s winner take all system in Massachusetts

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A Harvard Law professor, former governor William Weld, and Al Gore’s onetime attorney argue that the Electoral College system encourages presidential candidates to devote all their time to a handful of swing states and ignore the vast majority of the country.

Michael Capuano, Ayanna Pressley touch on race, seniority in debate

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Representative Michael Capuano and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley ventured into touchy issues of race and seniority during a tense debate Tuesday.