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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren ended her presidential bid on Thursday, declining to immediately endorse any of the remaining Democratic contenders and hinting she'll talk more in the future about gender issues in a campaign that at one time included six women... Read more
Body includes one from Dorchester Mayor Martin Walsh today announced five appointments to Boston’s newly-commissioned Cannabis Board, which will review all of the city’s applicants for marijuana licenses. One of the appointed board representatives hails... Read more
Former vice-president Joe Biden beat out Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by just 56 votes in the city of Boston, but won Massachusetts and eight other Super Tuesday states in a stunning reversal of presidential primary fortunes this week. The result was a... Read more
Polls are open across Boston this morning— and until 8 p.m. tonight— for the presidential primary. According to Boston election officials, more than 13,000 voters took advantage of "early voting" at City Hall and select neighborhood sites last week.... Read more
Nearly 12,000 Bostonians — and counting— have decided to cast their votes early at City Hall or at one of several satellite polling centers this week, according to figures shared with the Reporter today. The actual presidential primary election day is... Read more
The primary season has arrived at our doorstep, Massachusetts. Those of us looking for an alternative to Donald J. Trump have a range of options to choose from on the Democratic ballot. The run-up to our ‘Super Tuesday’ primary has been a bit chaotic.... Read more
On March 3, voters in Massachusetts and fifteen other states will head to the polls to vote for a candidate in national primary elections. Here in Boston, some political leaders have already made their preference known, with hometown candidate Sen.... Read more
State Rep. Dan Cullinane will not seek re-election to his seat in the House of Representatives this fall. Cullinane, 34, has held the 12th Suffolk seat — which includes parts of Dorchester, Mattapan, and Milton— since winning a hotly contested special... Read more
An officer whose partner was trying to stop a man who had repeatedly stabbed another on Adams Street late Monday shot the man in the thigh when he turned his knife towards the partner, Police Commissioner William Gross said at the scene. Gross said... Read more
State Rep. Dan Hunt is endorsing former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for president, citing his "bold leadership" in two terms as the state's top executive officer. Patrick was a late entrant into the field of Democrats seeking the nomination. But... Read more

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