Mayoral race

Ed Deveau, former chief of staff to state Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, has been hired as deputy campaign manager of Rob Consalvo’s mayoral bid. Marcus Ferrell, who has worked on state Senate campaigns in Florida, is serving as campaign manager.

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It was Mayor Thomas Menino's toughest test in sixteen years and he passed with the highest grade: The onetime Hyde Park city councillor bested challenger Michael Flaherty of South Boston by 16,355 votes, thereby rolling to his fifth term and into the... Read more

The closer we get to Nov. 3, the more odd things cross our desk: A local minister says that he didn’t endorse Mayor Thomas Menino and has asked for his name to be removed from an ad, though he had appeared at an Oct. 10 press conference where black... Read more

Earlier this week, City Councillor Michael Flaherty's campaign lit into a Boston Globe/University of New Hampshire poll that showed Mayor Thomas Menino with a 20-point lead and that while his favorability rating had eroded, it was at 66 percent.

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Mayor Thomas Menino's office released a statement hours after Secretary of State William Galvin referred the case of top aide Michael Kineavy continuously deleting emails to Attorney General Martha Coakley.

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The two mayoral candidates this week offered a preview of the closing weeks of the campaign as incumbent Thomas Menino defended a record of lower crime during his tenure and a history of fighting foreclosures, while City Councilor At-Large Michael... Read more

The mayoral campaigns of incumbent Thomas Menino and challenger Michael Flaherty have posted videos on recent respective endorsements. Menino's camp has posted highlights (and... Read more

While Mayor Thomas Menino and his rival Michael Flaherty, a City Councillor At-Large, will be battering away at each other at the JFK Library, here's where their supporters will be: After a standout, Menino supporters will head over to the headquarters... Read more

Like the creation of Team Floon, the poll in the Boston Sunday Globe is causing divergent opinions over whether it's for real or disingenuous.

"The bottom line is that we do not believe that the analysis in the Boston Globe today accurately... Read more

Mayor Thomas Menino will be in Roxbury on Saturday afternoon to receive the endorsement of local religious leaders, according to his campaign. The leaders include Bishop Gideon Thompson, Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Rev. Evan Hines and others. The 2:30 p.m.... Read more

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