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Menino's 50-Percent Solution

For years, many in Boston (including here at the Phoenix ) have lamented the absence of a vigorous campaign that would force the long-time incumbent to defend his record and discuss the issues.
The incumbent mayor is going to cruise through the upcoming preliminary. So why does his campaign seem to be taking it so seriously?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 11, 2009
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Yoon or Flaherty

Boston voters will go to the polls in less than seven weeks to choose two candidates, out of the four now running, to face off against each other in November's mayoral election.
Who will win the chance to challenge Menino?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 14, 2009

Free speechifying

How can Dan Kennedy pick a list of people who trample freedom of expression without listing the mayor of Boston?
Letters to the Boston editor, July 17, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 17, 2009
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He's number three

The conditions seem perfect for  Kevin McCrea's latest YouTube video : warm for February, reasonably sunny, no sonic competition from nearby construction.
How seriously should Boston take long-shot mayoral candidate Kevin McCrea?
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 18, 2009
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Can Sam Yoon win?

Recent elections, as you may have heard, have been about change.
An Obama loving city counselor aims to be mayor of Boston
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 11, 2009