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Beacon Hill's Most Beautiful: 25 power players who keep the Golden Dome in style

Politics in Massachusetts can be an ugly business. Let's look at another side of life under the Golden Dome — the beautiful side.
25 power players who keep the Golden Dome in style
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN AND MIKE DEEHAN  |  November 09, 2012

Ranking and rating the possible successors as Senate president

State senators insist that nobody is thinking about succession when Therese Murray's tenure as Senate president ends.
Who's next
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 06, 2012

Whore-Mongering, Clarke-Repudiating


So alleged comedian Lenny Clarke, who last I saw ranting as MC at a Charlie Baker rally, got caught the other day joking to a...
By David S. Bernstein  |  October 21, 2010
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Tea Party Progressives?

When Democrat Peter Smulowitz celebrated his victory in the special-election primary for State Senate earlier this month in the back room of Masala Art restaurant in Needham, no bigwigs from his party were in attendance.
Outsiders are trying to crash the gates of the state’s Democratic establishment — and are starting to succeed
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 30, 2010
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Let's get serious

The odds are that casino gambling is coming to Massachusetts. The state’s big three — Governor Deval Patrick, State Senate President Therese Murray, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo — are all in favor.
Gambling is front and center on Beacon Hill
By EDITORIAL  |  April 16, 2010