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The next Scott Brown?

Republican Scott Brown's victory last month in the race for the late Ted Kennedy's Senate seat has every two-bit GOP hopeful in the Northeast claiming the mantle of the pick-up truck populist.
John J. Loughlin’s suddenly high-profile campaign to oust Patrick Kennedy
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  February 12, 2010

Someone I used to know

Nobody can accuse Democratic 1st District congressional candidate Chellie Pingree of being blindly loyal to an old pal.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  August 22, 2007

Say it ain’t so, Cindy Sheehan

The best place to observe the masochistic tendencies of the American left these days is in San Francisco.
Plus, the turd’s blossom has finally fallen off
By EDITORIAL  |  August 15, 2007

Fox admits poor judgment

I missed Bill Clinton’s complete and utter demolition of Fox News Sunday’s smirking myrmidon Chris Wallace last weekend.
E ven genius
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 28, 2006

Our big fat Greek wild card

If Christy Mihos convinces Massachusetts to take him seriously, he’ll make this fall’s race for governor a lot more interesting.
Will Mihos matter?
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 21, 2006

Aided by his name and the national GOP, Chafee beats back Laffey

Chafee attributed his 54-46 percent victory over Cranston Mayor Stephen P. Laffey to “a grassroots effort like Rhode Island has never seen.”
Talking politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  September 13, 2006


Putting the ‘e’ in campaigns

It’s becoming clear that there’s more to the political blogosphere than just blahg, blahg, blahg.
The netroots get real in the Bay State, and the secret behind Joan Vennochi’s e-coup.
By JOHN CARROLL  |  August 30, 2006

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

Smearing Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick has been the subject of a string of daily newspaper stories that, if taken together, suggest Patrick was a tool of giant corporate interests and a hypocrite for running his once insurgent campaign under a progressive banner.
Plus, Ned Lamont’s Connecticut victory rewrites the rules for Democrats on Iraq
By EDITORIAL  |  August 11, 2006

Primary uncertainty

Could it happen here?
Midterm-elections watch
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 09, 2006


After state Senator Dianne Wilkerson’s bizarre failure, earlier this year, to collect enough signatures to get on September’s Democratic primary ballot, an obvious question loomed: did the senator still want her job?
How Wilkerson, Galvin, and Murphy are using it
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 02, 2006


Road hog

Well, seems like someone has a great deal of time on his hands, now that raccoon-hunting season is over.
Sundlun seeks a sign of his lasting legacy near the airport
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  July 12, 2006

Who’s the real Dem?

Here in Massachusetts, Congressman Stephen Lynch has a primary challenge from a guy named Phil Dunkelbarger.
Phil Dunkelbarger’s challenge to Steve Lynch could be a referendum on Democratic values — if anyone pays attention
By ADAM REILLY  |  July 06, 2006

How to neuter the Republicans

A heavy burden lay upon the first convention of the “netroots” — that amorphous mass of progressive activists participating in blogs and grassroots organizations outside of the Democratic Party — in Las Vegas earlier this month. Netrooting for Dems: Te
Can netroots bloggers bring down the GOP?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 21, 2006