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Alito opinion could usher in new Jane Crow era
By now, nearly everyone in America has heard the news that someone privy to the inner workings of the United States Supreme Court leaked a 98-page draft opinion by conservative Associate Justice Samuel Alito that spells almost certain doom for Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion in America.
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Atty. general candidates spar in first forum
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Atty. general candidates spar in first forum
The three Democrats running for the Massachusetts attorney general seat being vacated by Maura Healey faced off last Thursday in their first debate, with candidates seeking to differentiate themselves from the pack by citing their experiences using the law to fight injustice.
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Wilkerson pulls papers for 2nd Suffolk race
Roxbury activist Dianne Wilkerson appears to be restarting her political career. Earlier this year, she said she was contemplating a run for the 2nd Suffolk District seat, which is being vacated by gubernatorial candidate Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz.
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A grassroots resurgence in ward caucuses
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A grassroots resurgence in ward caucuses
Up till last week Tanisha Sullivan, a candidate for Massachusetts secretary of state, had already crisscrossed Massachusetts several times reaching out to Democratic Party insiders at ward caucuses.
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Kendra Lara pushes for immigrant voting rights
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Kendra Lara pushes for immigrant voting rights
District 6 City Councilor Kendra Lara delivered her maiden speech last week, calling for immigrants to have the right to vote in local elections.
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Tough choices ahead as Wu marks 100 days in mayor's seat
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Tough choices ahead as Wu marks 100 days in mayor's seat
As she marks her first 100 days in office, Mayor Michelle Wu has notched some early victories, including the mostly successful removal of the tent encampment in the Mass and Cass area and the rollout of several free bus lines — the latter, at least partially making good on a campaign promise for a fare-free T.
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Interim Suffolk Co. DA Kevin Hayden is running for a full term
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Interim Suffolk Co. DA Kevin Hayden is running for a full term
Interim Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden launched a bid for the seat outright last Wednesday, bringing the race for Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop’s top prosecutor into sharper focus.
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Ricardo Arroyo announces run for Suffolk County district attorney
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Ricardo Arroyo announces run for Suffolk County district attorney
Surrounded by elected officials and supporters in Roslindale Square on Tuesday, District 5 City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo announced he is running for Suffolk County District attorney.
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Campbell announces run for AG's office
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Campbell announces run for AG's office
Pledging to fight for equity and opportunity for Massachusetts residents, former District 4 City Councilor Andrea Campbell announced her campaign for state Attorney General last Wednesday in Codman Square.
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Edwards reflects on diverse needs of district
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Edwards reflects on diverse needs of district
Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards won the Jan. 11 special election to fill the 1st Suffolk and Middlesex Senate district seat vacated by John Boncore. As District 1 City Councilor for the past four years, she has represented East Boston, Charlestown and the North End; now, she will represent East Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop at the state level.
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Tanisha Sullivan announces bid for secretary of state
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Tanisha Sullivan announces bid for secretary of state
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Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
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Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
After a contentious confirmation process, during which GOP lawmakers fought her appointment, Rachael Rollins made history Monday when she was sworn in as U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, the first Black woman to hold that position.
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