Banker & Tradesman reporter Paul McMorrow asks: "We all know that signs donâ€™t vote. The question is: Can construction sites?"
"A political campaign is more than a traveling debate society," Slate's Jack Shafer wrote last year. So let's get right to it: The Bay State Banner's Yawu Miller and the Boston Phoenix's David Bernstein cast a critical eye on the reports that are coming... Read more
Meet City Council At-Large candidate Ayanna Pressleyâ€™s new campaign director: James Chisholm, a top local aide to U.S. Sen. John Kerry. According to one source close to the campaign, Pressley just wasnâ€™t clicking with her now-former campaign manager,... Read more
Hiep Q. Nguyen was eight years old when his family came over from Vietnam in 1991. There were twelve of them: His parents, Hiep, and nine other siblings. â€œWe came in with nothing,â€ he recalls. Eighteen years later, Nguyen, an accountant based in... Read more
City Council At-Large candidate Tito Jackson took a moment this evening to talk to Lit Drop about ways the city can retain younger residents.
Stephanie AndersonYet another major change to a candidate's campaign staff: Stephanie J. Anderson has come on board the Tito Jackson campaign as the new campaign manager. According to Anderson, she is not replacing anyone - the campaign did not have an... Read more
The first African-American elected to the state Senate on Tuesday endorsed City Councillor At-Large Sam Yoon for mayor. â€œSam Yoon understands that real leadership means bringing people together to solve the problems facing the city," former state Sen.... Read more
Meet City Council At-Large candidate Ayanna Pressleyâ€™s new campaign director: James Chisholm, a top aide to U.S. Sen. John Kerry. According to one source close with the campaign, Pressley just wasnâ€™t clicking with her (now former) campaign manager,... Read more
A campaign diet is one of those contradiction in terms. There may be times when you wake up at 10 in the morning, with a crumpled up Burger King receipt in one hand, a MBTA conductor's hat that is certainly not yours in the other, and little idea how you... Read more
Flattery got mayoral hopeful Kevin McCrea nowhere Monday night. Asked by NECN talk show host Jim Braude how he planned to win the preliminary election on Sept. 22, the South End businessman quipped, â€œI go on Jim Braudeâ€™s radio show, I go on your TV... Read more