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One thing became clear from last night's debate: Tim Cahill is ready to play the class card, and play it hard. This is exactly what...
By David S. Bernstein  |  September 22, 2010

New In The Phoenix -- Casino Winners And Losers


In this week's issue of the Boston Phoenix -- online and in print now -- I write about the end of the Massachusetts legislative session...
By David S. Bernstein  |  August 05, 2010

Snake Eyes For Baker


Governor Deval Patrick has pushed for three casinos, but opposed slots at race tracks. His Republican challenger, Charlie Baker, supports one casino, to test the...
By David S. Bernstein  |  July 31, 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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Bay State's top lobbyists

Nearly everyone in Massachusetts felt the pinch of the recession in 2009 — even Beacon Hill lobbyists had to tighten their belts.
Talking Politics
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 05, 2010
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Ready to rumble

Last summer, the upcoming race that got most Bay State politicos salivating was the run for governor.
As the Senate race comes to an end, the challengers for Deval Patrick's job are sharpening their knives
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 15, 2010


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Cash carousel

Even though the dollar has taken an international whupping of late, there remains at least one place where the love of the greenback remains strong: Beacon Hill.
Many things changed this year on Beacon Hill, but not the power of the almighty dollar
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 30, 2008
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Placing a bet on gambling

Both Maine and Rhode Island in recent years have rejected proposals that would have brought casino gambling to those states.
Plus, coming to grips with murder in Boston
By EDITORIAL  |  July 18, 2007
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Casino gambling: Yes

The debate about casino gambling in Massachusetts has arrived.
The question should not be if , but how. Plus, Cape Wind now.
By EDITORIAL  |  May 30, 2007