Seth Moulton

The Codcast: Moulton doesn’t mince words

The phrase “mealy-mouthed politician” often seems redundant, so closely do we associate political figures with an aversion to direct answers that cut through the usual fog. That does not describe Seth Moulton, the second-term Democratic congressman from Salem. Moulton answers questions with a degree of candor that is refreshing and sometimes jarring. When CommonWealth sat(...)

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Baker vs Moulton: Preview of a heavyweight fight?

It has all the markings of a heavyweight match-up: The stare-downs, the accusations, the well-defined contrast in style, and the loyal camps for each side. The spat between Gov. Charlie Baker and US Rep. Seth Moulton is reverberating beyond their differences over Syrian refugee policy and could lay the groundwork for a gubernatorial battle royale in(...)

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Not your typical congressman

Not your typical congressman

Seth Moulton doesn’t show deference to political etiquette

POLITICIANS DON’T TYPICALLY jump at the chance to mix it up in public with the chair of their state party. That should be doubly true for a young, no-name, first-time candidate making a run for Congress. But Seth Moulton didn’t hold back last year. He was locked in a primary fight against an entrenched Democratic(...)

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