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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
An Election Night Recap

An Election Night Recap

State House News Service's recap and analysis of the week in state government.
How Did Woburn Vote on Tuesday?

How Did Woburn Vote on Tuesday?

Woburn backed Martha Coakley.
Deborah B. Goldberg of Brookline wins Democratic Primary for State Treasurer

Deborah B. Goldberg of Brookline wins Democratic Primary for State Treasurer

Deborah B. Goldberg, former Brookline selectwoman, will take on the Republican Michael J. Heffernan in November
Coakley, Baker Win State Primary; Will Face Off for Gov. in November

Coakley, Baker Win State Primary; Will Face Off for Gov. in November

Democratic candidate Steven Grossman conceded to Coakley Tuesday night.
Results: Healey Wins Democratic Nomination for Attorney General

Results: Healey Wins Democratic Nomination for Attorney General

With 64 percent of precincts reporting, Maura Healey had 62 percent of the vote to Warren Tolman’s 38 percent.
RESULTS: Middlesex District Attorney, Democratic Primary

RESULTS: Middlesex District Attorney, Democratic Primary

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan squared off against challenger Michael Sullivan in the Democratic Primary Tuesday, Sept. 9.
What You Need to Know About Tuesday's State Primary Election

What You Need to Know About Tuesday's State Primary Election

Katherine Clark has a challenger for Congress on the Democratic side.
Deval Patrick Says He Might Run for President

Deval Patrick Says He Might Run for President

Patrick, who's nearing the end of his eight-year run as governor, made the comments in an interview with WCVB.
Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Patrick made his first comments regarding the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month.
New Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets Introduced

New Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets Introduced

Congresswoman Katherine Clark announced a bill aimed to assist domestic violence victims with pets.
Deadline to Register for State Primary Election is Wednesday

Deadline to Register for State Primary Election is Wednesday

Voters can check their registration status by using the look-up tool now available on the city’s website.
Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Buckets of Ice Water and a New Office for the Governor

Buckets of Ice Water and a New Office for the Governor

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Federal officials told Gov. Patrick this week they won't move forward with the previously-proposed program.
Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Bill Would Redact Domestic Violence Arrests Until After Arraignments

Bill Would Redact Domestic Violence Arrests Until After Arraignments

The bill has already passed the Massachusetts House and Senate and awaits Gov. Deval Patrick’s signature.
Legislature Sends Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill to Governor

Legislature Sends Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill to Governor

Legislation includes provisions to reduce and impact gun violence in the state, increase accountability and improve school safety.
Conviction of Former Probation Commissioner Met with Mostly Silence on Beacon Hill

Conviction of Former Probation Commissioner Met with Mostly Silence on Beacon Hill

Recap and analysis of the week in state government from State House News Service.
Fruit Sold at Trader Joe’s, BJ’s, Costco Recalled

Fruit Sold at Trader Joe’s, BJ’s, Costco Recalled

Specific fruit is being recalled.
Gov. Patrick Agrees for Mass to Temporarily House Migrant Children

Gov. Patrick Agrees for Mass to Temporarily House Migrant Children

More than 52,000 Central American children have flooded the US border since October.