Invoking Warren can work wonders

Both supporters and detractors of Senator Elizabeth Warren have used her online draw to raise money.

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Students, including (center) Evin O’Shea and Colleen Bernard, took turns being interviewers at a Governing Under the Influence seminar at the University of New Hampshire.

N.H. voters train to become political bird dogs

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The Edward M. Kennedy Institute includes a full-scale recreation of the Senate chamber in Washington.

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Edward M. Kennedy Institute aims to inspire

The institute is a reminder of everything the Senate was designed to be — and everything it can be again, the senator’s widow writes.

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The lieutenant governor, a former gay marriage opponent, will officiate Stanley Rosenberg’s wedding to his domestic partner.

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