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When it comes to the Marathon finish line, it’s all about optics

This week, when Dan Koh ran the Boston Marathon, he listed his address at his parents’ home in Andover. His wife? Not so much.

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William Lantigua is running — again

It’s an election year in Lawrence. So it must be time for another comeback attempt from the controversial former mayor.

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Airbnb has targeted Michelle Wu. She and her supporters are not having it

The e-mail, which appeared to go to thousands of people across the city, was an unusually loud critique of an individual council member.

Democrat announces he’s backing Charlie Baker’s reelection bid

Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera is crossing party lines to back the governor in his reelection bid, delivering the Republican an early endorsement.

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Charlie Baker defended Vertex’s high prices — a few weeks after his campaign cashed its checks

Baker’s aides were quick to push back at any notion there was a line between the donations and his justifying the cost of Vertex’s drugs.

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Mr. Speaker: You have a call on line 1. And 2. And 3 . . .

Students from Somerville High School and other area schools orchestrated an old-fashioned phonebank blitz to push a gun-control bill Wednesday.

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Elizabeth Warren’s GOP challengers announce fund-raising totals

State Representative Geoff Diehl’s campaign said he has raised the most funds so far this year.

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Dan Koh has another eye-popping fund-raising total for congressional race

The former chief of staff to Mayor Martin Walsh raised more than $900,000 in the first quarter of the year.

He left the GOP over Trump. Now he wants to be a senator, and he’s changed his tune

John Kingston, who is facing faces an April 28 Republican convention to get on the primary ballot, tore up his party registration after Trump got the nomination in 2016.

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Stop the presses! He’s not running for DA

State Senator Joseph Boncore will not run for Suffolk district attorney. Neither will City Councilor Michael Flaherty.