PACs

Anatomy of a smear

Anatomy of a smear

Galvin’s claim of a ‘dark money’ PAC tied to Zakim not supported by facts

SECRETARY OF STATE William Galvin has not survived 43 years in the rough and tumble arena of Massachusetts politics by being meek. So when there’s a threat to his fiefdom, he does what most successful politicians do: He goes on the attack. Galvin, facing a credible primary challenge for the first time in a dozen(...)

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Last-minute mailer hits Rizzo in Senate race

Last-minute mailer hits Rizzo in Senate race

Lack of 24-hour disclosure may violate campaign finance laws

MUCH HAS BEEN made of how the seven-way field in Tuesday’s special election Democratic primary for the East Boston-based state Senate seat breaks with tradition in several ways. It features two minority women candidates, no lifelong Eastie resident – the usual profile of the seat holder — and a competitive candidate from Beacon Hill. But(...)

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