2018 elections

Baker, Warren cruise to second terms

Baker, Warren cruise to second terms

Trump was undercurrent in both races

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE REPUBLICAN GOV. CHARLIE BAKER will return to the corner office in January, resoundingly winning reelection Tuesday night after campaigning on a message of bipartisanship. Baker defeated Needham Democrat and former state budget chief Jay Gonzalez to earn a second four-year term. With about 45 percent of precincts reporting around 10:45 p.m.,(...)

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Pressley leads changing of the guard

Pressley leads changing of the guard

Defeat of Capuano ushers in new face of Democrats

CHANGE HAMMERED ON US Rep. Michael Capuano’s door at about 9:15 Tuesday night after making the rounds at a few other stops. It couldn’t wait. For Ayanna Pressley, the 44-year-old Boston City Councilor who defeated the 10-term incumbent by a surprisingly wide 59 to 41 margin, the result justified the politically risky decision she made(...)

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Is Charlie Baker really a Republican?

Is Charlie Baker really a Republican?

Lyons, Walsh square off over governor’s political machinations

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER has an R next to his name, but many Republicans don’t think it belongs there. Ed Lyons, a Republican activist who is a big fan of Baker, said the governor’s acceptance of the grand bargain in the recently completed legislative session disturbed many in the GOP.  The grand bargain embraced legislation raising the(...)

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The message of 2018 elections

The message of 2018 elections

Hello, Mike Capuano and Richard Neal?

Hello, Mike Capuano and Richard Neal? We have a message for you. That message was delivered loud and clear and if they weren’t paying attention, they’ll learn it in a New York minute. The message was no seat is safe, regardless of money, seniority, or casting the right votes. Boston University graduate and political neophyte(...)

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The message of 2018 elections

Hello, Mike Capuano and Richard Neal? We have a message for you. That message was delivered loud and clear and if they weren’t paying attention, they’ll learn it in a New York minute. The message was no seat is safe, regardless of money, seniority, or casting the right votes. Boston University graduate and political neophyte Alexandria(...)

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