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With six weeks to go before Portland's first mayoral election in modern history, the field remains crowded and confusing.
Leading Portland
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 30, 2011
Thoughts on the Final Mayoral Debate and Field Guide for Undecided Voters

Thoughts on the Final Mayoral Debate and Field Guide for Undecided Voters


I’m not sure why my colleagues and I have been tirelessly hustling and sleeping as few hours as citywide candidates this election season, since the...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 28, 2009
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Holding his punches

All year, Boston’s political observers have been watching for signs of an anti-Menino tipping point in the mayoral race.
The pundits think a desperate Michael Flaherty needs to be throwing haymakers at the mayor, but he insists that steady pressure will win the fight
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 23, 2009
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The politics of baseball in Boston

You don’t need a fancy political-science degree to predict voter turnout in Boston city elections. All you need is a Red Sox postseason schedule (when applicable).
It's the Red Sox, stupid
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 16, 2009