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Interview: Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley

Age 31, recently elected Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley is a member of a new generation of local politicos who are more at home in coffee bars than in smoke-filled rooms.
The new kid
By PETER KADZIS  |  December 10, 2010

L'affaire Olbermann

Keith Olbermann's brief suspension from MSNBC for giving $2400 to each of three Democratic congressional candidates is an interesting case study.
Why Keith should lay off the campaign cash. Plus, Matt O'Malley for City Council.
By EDITORIAL  |  November 12, 2010

New In The Phoenix -- The New City Council

In this week's issue of the Boston Phoenix -- in print tomorrow, online now -- I look at the notoriously irrelevant Boston City Council, and...
By David S. Bernstein  |  November 10, 2010

First Thoughts On Tobin Leaving

John Tobin is leaving the Boston City Council, where he has represented District 6 (West Roxbury/Jamaica Plain) for nine years. Some quick thoughts and questions:--Tobin's...
By David S. Bernstein  |  July 06, 2010

L_w su_t

For Scrabble fans, there are few bigger dilemmas than how to play a Q without a U.
Hasbro vs. Scrabulous
By GEORGIANA COHEN  |  January 30, 2008

The Left, left out?

In the wake of the recent local elections, more and more observers are concluding that the energy that put Patrick in the Corner Office has come and gone.
Deval Patrick’s famed grassroots progressives are losing steam and influence
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 03, 2007


The rumor mill

The energy in this year’s at-large race for Boston City Council is not to be found on the campaign trail.
So far, the race for Boston City Council is all talk and no action
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 05, 2007