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Cicilline and Langevin go to war over the redistricting plan

There are rivalries within any state's Congressional delegation. The competition for influence and the back-and-forth over who gets credit for what can get snippy.
Armageddon
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  December 16, 2011
EXCLUSIVE: Linehan Rewrites City Districts

EXCLUSIVE: Linehan Rewrites City Districts


CITY COUNCIL REDISTRICTING: Click image to open larger PDF The Boston Phoenix has obtained the proposed new map of Boston's city council districts, which Councilor Bill...
By David S. Bernstein  |  November 23, 2011
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Shifting lines

Last week, the state legislature revealed the new redistricting proposal for Massachusetts's state-legislative districts.
Boston seems to be taking the state legislative redistricting proposal well — but that doesn’t mean everybody’s happy
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 28, 2011

Q&A #3: Redistricting


Who's having a great Ask Me Anything Friday? "North Shore Junkie" asks: What will the final result of Congressional redistricting be, and where do Republicans...
By David S. Bernstein  |  September 23, 2011
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Boston's last congressman?

At the moment, neither the Senate president nor the Speaker of the House lives in the city. And in two years, the unthinkable could become reality: Boston might not have a single congressman residing in its borders.
Musical chairs dept.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 02, 2011

Boston's Last Congressman?


Boston may be the epicenter of Massachusetts politics, but the effects of suburbanization are undeniable. At the moment, neither the senate president nor the speaker...
By David S. Bernstein  |  August 26, 2011


Q&A #5: Redistricting


 Lots of questions today -- love it! I've got two on redistricting. First, via Twitter (follow me! twitter.com/dbernstein) from "Lance Harris" aka "CMassPolitics": Which comes first: redistricting...
By David S. Bernstein  |  March 18, 2011
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Careful carving: Keep politics out of redistricting

The news last week from the US Census Bureau was as expected: Massachusetts is losing one of its 10 congressional districts.
Plus, Scott Brown and 'DADT.'
By EDITORIAL  |  December 31, 2010
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Careful carving: Keep politics out of redistricting

The news last week from the US Census Bureau was as expected: Massachusetts is losing one of its 10 congressional districts.
Plus, Scott Brown and 'DADT.'
By EDITORIAL  |  December 31, 2010
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Minority Blues

The historic national Republican wave, which saw the GOP gain at least 64 seats in the US House of Representatives, seemed to skip Massachusetts, which elected Democrats in all 10 congressional districts.
Massachusetts's Democratic Congressmen won their elections, but lost their power. What will they do in John Boehner's House?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 19, 2010