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The question of Iran

Once again, Washington’s gunslingers are agitating for a war with Iran. Cheered on by Fox News and enabled by uncritical talking heads such as NBC’s David Gregory and PBS’s Charlie Rose, the let’s-bomb-or-invade-or-maybe-do-both-to-Iran brigade is busy s
Plus, Tim Flaherty for State Senator
By EDITORIAL  |  April 09, 2010

Bouquets all around

While it is difficult to be very jolly during February, P+J are in a generous mood and are willing to salute a few people, rather than dissect them. Yes, we are just wonderful.
P+J spread the love; haigiography; hate-mongers in the Biggest Little
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 26, 2010
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Might as well jump

Last Thursday, Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island — the last of his legendary clan in Congress — announced that he will not run for re-election.
Recent retirements of key democrats paints a picture of a powerful Republican rogue wave forming. So why are a number of high-profile Republicans leaving office too?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 19, 2010

Crossword: ''Triple threats''

Five names, one unusual pattern
Five names, one unusual pattern
By MATT JONES  |  April 17, 2009
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Sex, violence and video games

Popular culture has always had a bogeyman. These days, it’s most often video games being accused of leading the nation’s youth astray.
Reconciling the irreconcilable
By MITCH KRPATA  |  April 23, 2008
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Mood-swing votes

The nation’s political mood is shifting dramatically, and the campaign press has yet to notice the change.
Fed up with politics-as-usual conventional candidates, the public may well be ready to embrace innovative outsiders
By STEVEN STARK  |  October 31, 2007


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The new armies of the ’net

More than a million people have downloaded the “Hello Garci” ring tone.
Can pop technology ramp up public interest in politics?
By ERICA SAGRANS  |  February 01, 2007
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Seven for seven

While coverage of the Red Sox is always excessive (except for the sweet deals they get from the politicians, but whatever), the arrival of Daisuke Matsuzaka will make things even worse than usual.
What’s news in the New Year? Plan on these stories dominating Boston’s media landscape.
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 29, 2006
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Does Biden have the right stuff for 2008?

While the 2006 mid-term elections are over, the war in Iraq still rages.
Talking politics
By MATTHEW JERZYK  |  December 06, 2006

Higgins at large

This article originally appeared in the February 17, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
 
By GEORGE V. HIGGINS  |  November 14, 2006
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Deval’s New Hampshire Dilemma

Mitt Romney has left Deval Patrick a full raft of problems, from last Friday’s out-of-the-blue unilateral cuts to the state budget to a broken downtown tunnel system people are afraid to drive through.
Who to back, how to dis Mitt, and what about Nevada?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 14, 2006


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Hunting the wild Deaniac

Former Virginia governor Mark Warner was in New Hampshire last weekend trying very badly to capture the insurgent-outsider mantle that Howard Dean almost rode to the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004.
Mark Warner switches from right-winger to insurgent outsider. Will the grassroots buy it?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 29, 2006
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The real anti-Hillary stands up

According to John Edwards, America has too many politicians (focus-grouped, poll-obsessed, expedient) and not enough leaders (principled, candid, sincere).
John Edwards stakes his claim
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 11, 2006
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Hoosier daddy

You already know the plot for the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries.
Spooked by Hillary? Evan Bayh could be your man in 2008
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 31, 2006

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Flashbacks: February 17, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Jessica McConnell.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.  
By EDITORIAL  |  February 16, 2006