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Tracking down Republicans in Dorchester is kind of like going on safari on the moon. Not a lot of elephants leave their prints around these parts. And if they do, they tend to cover 'em up pretty fast.

One man from South Boston is hoping to buck... Read more

Don't let his age fool you; Emmanuel Bellegarde has done a lot of living in his 28 years.

He's worked in both chambers of the state legislature. He's a Haitian... Read more

Talk about the race for state treasurer hasn't quite squeezed its way onto most of our summer schedules just yet. Like most of the political playoffs, it probably won't until after Labor Day.

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Mayor's Supporters, Marty Walsh Square Off for Delegates

An unprecedented turnout at last night's Ward 13 Democratic Caucus on Jones Hill forced party officials to send more than 200 people home without voting. The overflow... Read more

With a January special election fast-approaching to fill a vacant State Senate seat, Dorchester political activists remain unsure about... Read more

Gandhi. JFK. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And, of course, Father Dan Finn at St. Mark's on Dot Ave.

These are the men who've inspired Paul Brophy to run for city council this summer, challenging popular incumbent Maureen Feeney, who even... Read more

He's an long-shot candidate for district three city council who is virtually unknown outside his Codman Square neighborhood. Nathan Cooper seems to relish his role as a city hall outsider, though, and isn't shy when it comes to taking his message to... Read more

Nine months on the Boston City Council have done little to change the anti-establishment persona that Chuck Turner groomed over the last 30 years as an activist in Boston's African-American communities.

The Roxbury resident first swooped across... Read more

It was, in some respects, your typical "dog and pony" show Tuesday morning on the bus ramp inside the lovely Fields Corner Red Line station. Just about every politician in the 617 area code braved the chilly rain to seek a piece of the credit for... Read more

Is it just our imagination, or is there a wiff of revolution in the air these days in the old neighborhood? From Codman Square to Columbia Road, Morrissey Boulevard to Washington Street, there's been a whole lot of "picket lines and picket signs" of... Read more

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