President Obama traveled to Massachusetts on Sunday to stump for Democratic candidate Martha Coakley in the increasingly tight race to fill the Senate seat of the late Edward M. Kennedy. Continue reading
Gov. Deval Patrick has set the date for a special election to finish out Edward M. Kennedy’s term in the Senate. Two Massachusetts lawmakers debate the decision. Continue reading
Mourners lined up from Cape Cod to the JFK Library in Boston to commemorate the life of Sen. Edward Kennedy. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading
The arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates at his own home in Cambridge, Mass., made headlines again Thursday, after President Obama commented on the controversy during Wednesday’s news conference. Ray Suarez talks to analysts about the larger issues at play. Continue reading
With state officials scrutinizing the stimulus plan for funding they hope will revive regional economies, four business writers examine what the real impact may look like. Continue reading
What is the value of art in bad economic times? Brandeis University discovered an answer this week when its president, Jehuda Reinharz, announced plans to close the esteemed Rose Art Museum and sell its collection.