Rubio seems poised for 2016 run

Senator Marco Rubio spoke to political donors in California.

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida is sending clear signs that he plans to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.


Dropkick Murphys tell Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to ship out

“Please stop using our music in any way . . . we literally hate you !!! Love, Dropkick Murphys,” the band tweeted.

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Governor Charlie Baker, new in office, will be judged by how he performs during the blizzard.

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Boston lawmakers elevate concerns over Olympic costs

The lawmakers are worried that the infrastructure costs to the state would top $5 billion.

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