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Ted Kennedy's real record

When a 32-year incumbent seeks re-election, there is a long and well-documented record that can be examined. So it's disconcerting to note that admit all the miles of newsprint and videotape that have been expended covering the US Senate campaign, littl
A note on the 32-year-incumbent's accomplishments
By AL GIORDANO  |  August 28, 2009

Another perspective

Carmen Romero says the idea of immigrating to the United States is “a Mexican obsession,” though the reality of immigration for many is different from the dream.
The view from Mexico on Immigration
By AMY LITTLEFIELD  |  April 02, 2008

Trading barbs

I expect more skepticism from my newspapers.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 21, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 19, 2008

Jackson's sweet dream

This article originally appeared in the March 4, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign


By SCOT LEHIGH  |  March 07, 2008
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The morning after

Democrats and Independents are voting in record numbers.
Hillary is rejuvenated, but perils lie ahead
By EDITORIAL  |  March 05, 2008
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Welcome to Atlantica

Big companies in northern New England and eastern Canada have launched another initiative to free themselves from what they consider to be onerous government regulation and oversight.
Free trade
By KIMBERLY FISCHER  |  February 06, 2008


Raking over the coals

Placing Aviva Chomsky’s article on the front page was a wise decision.
Letters to the Boston editor, October 19, 2007
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 17, 2007
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Damn you, Barack Obama

Now that Obama's small contributors have effectively rewritten the history of political-campaign funding, even die-hard cynics are drinking the Kool-Aid.
Win or lose, Obama's small donors may have already brought a revolution in campaign financing
By AL GIORDANO  |  September 26, 2007
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Raising Hill

Hillary Clinton took only two questions from the audience at the end of her 35-minute speech at the American Association of Retired Persons conference.
Hillary Clinton’s ‘aura of inevitability’ might hide her weaknesses — at least until the Republicans get their hands on her
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 12, 2007

A brief history of shopping



By SARA DONNELLY  |  January 24, 2007
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It’s global class war

Written by a former Mainer, The Global Class War barely mentions Maine, but it explains what is happening economically in our state — as well as in the world.
And Maine is on the front line
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 06, 2006


World-class listening problem

Here’s something you won’t want to hear: there’s nothing inherently wrong with property taxes.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  May 31, 2006