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Poll shows Charlie Baker, Republican, with high marks in Somerville (yes, Somerville)

In one of country’s most liberal congressional districts, Baker clocks in at a 66 percent favorable, 18 percent unfavorable rating among respondents.

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GOP candidate wants payback from state party for supporting Baker

Gadfly GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively sent the party’s executive director, Matthew St. Hilaire, a forceful letter this week.

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Capuano leads Pressley by 12 points in new poll

US Representative Michael E. Capuano leads primary challenger City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, according to a new poll.

Linda Dorcena Forry says goodbye to state Senate

Dorcena Forry’s surprise resignation — announced last month — marks the departure of a powerful voice from state politics.

Another state senator could be contemplating an exit

Eileen Donoghue, a lawyer and former Lowell mayor, issued a carefully worded statement in response to Globe inquiries.

GOP candidate to run for state treasurer

State Representative Keiko Orrall said she wants to bring “fiscal responsibility” to the office.

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GOP consultant’s websites get trolled

Holly Robichaud is senior campaign consultant to state Representative Geoff Diehl.


The group behind Question 2 (yes, from 2016) has been shuttered

Its board of directors made the decision after investigating a complaint of “inappropriate behavior” by its executive director.

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Tito Jackson has announced his next move

On Wednesday, the former city councilor put some of the guesswork to rest.


Carvalho has pulled papers to run for state Senate seat

If no one else gets into the special election, it would be a match up between two young Democrats in a diverse district.