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Q&A #2: Vicki 4 Senate?


"Deep Thinker" asks: What did you think of Vicki Kennedy's speech?  If she runs for senate, do you think she can appeal to Scott Brown's...
By David S. Bernstein  |  June 09, 2010
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Cape Wind: It’s Complicated

Thousands of years ago, the terrain beneath what is now Nantucket Sound was dry, and populated by the ancestors of the Wampanoag people, who continue to revere it.
Obama gave the project a green light, but now the real fight begins.
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  May 07, 2010
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Aftershock

From the second that the Richter scale registered at 7.0 in Haiti, a desperate grief rippled through Hyde Park, Dorchester, and other corners of this region, which is home to the third-largest Haitian population in America.
More than 1500 miles from the epicenter of the Haitian quake, its effects rippled through Boston's teeming Haitian community
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 22, 2010
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The importance of being Ernie

Media feuds don’t come any nastier than the metastasizing spat between Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr and one “Ernie Boch III,” the pseudonymous blogger at the liberal Web site Blue Mass. Group. (Note: the blogger is no relation to the car dealer.)
What drives Howie Carr’s anonymous tormentor?
By ADAM REILLY  |  October 16, 2009
The Kennedy-replacement law: not big in Vegas

The Kennedy-replacement law: not big in Vegas


 I know this thanks to the Massachusetts GOP, which recently emailed out this editorial from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. No question, there's a case to...
By Adam Reilly  |  September 24, 2009
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Choosing Kennedy’s successor

Massachusetts should have a temporary US senator until voters elect a replacement to serve out the remaining three years of Ted Kennedy’s term.
The state needs to name a replacement — and soon
By EDITORIAL  |  September 04, 2009


DISASTER, THEN DÉTENTE

POLITICALLY SPEAKING, HURRICANE KATRINA THIS WAS NOT
POLITICALLY SPEAKING, HURRICANE KATRINA THIS WAS NOT
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 01, 1900