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Politics Sep 21Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of Congress from Massachusetts since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962.
Nation Jun 26Wayfair workers protest furniture sale to detention center
Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair walked out Wednesday to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas.
Nation May 11States bring price fixing suit against generic drug makers
Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs, including treatments for diabetes, cancer, arthritis and other medical conditions.
Politics Apr 22Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton joins 2020 presidential race
The Massachusetts lawmaker and Iraq War veteran said he wanted to run a presidential campaign that would "bring this country back together."…
Politics Oct 21Watch Live: Elizabeth Warren and Geoff Diehl hold second senatorial debate
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, Massachusetts state Rep. Geoff Diehl will hold their second debate on Sunday, October 21 at 7 p.m. ET.
Politics Jul 08After New York’s electoral upset, eyes turn to Massachusetts
On a wave of optimism following Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's New York primary victory, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley hopes to oust long-time Congressman Michael Capuano in Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District.
Politics Sep 04Could states compel presidential candidates to release their tax returns?
Critics say the U.S. Constitution already sets out qualifications to become president and it's not up to states to add new qualifications.
Politics Mar 05Sen. Warren turns fundraising powerhouse for Democrats
Warren started 2017 with $4.8 million in her campaign account, the biggest piggybank of any Senate Democrat facing voters next year.
Politics Dec 23Once the target of online threats, gaming engineer plans run for Congress
In the gaming world, Brianna Wu has earned a reputation battling the online harassment campaign known as Gamergate, a fight that led to rape and murder threats from the darker recesses of the male-dominated realm. Now the 39-year-old Boston-based software…
Politics Oct 31Writing in your vote for president? It might not get counted
Most write-ins are almost by definition protests votes — whether they're for Mickey Mouse or Mitt Romney — but whether they are actually counted depends on where a voter lives.