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Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz.

Chang-Díaz ‘feels solid’ about the Democratic convention, shifts focus to undecided voters

Less than a month before delegates from the Democratic Party gather, state Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz, who is running for governor, said she thinks she has enough support to make it onto the September ballot.

The Massachusetts State House

Mass. Senate leaders unveil $50 billion budget; tax break talks in ‘near future’

Like the House-passed plan, the Senate's budget doesn't include tax cuts, such as those proposed by Governor Charlie Baker.

Governor Charlie Baker pictured here.

Charlie Baker warns driver’s license bill would lead to ‘huge numbers of provisional votes’

The second-term Republican governor didn't say what he would do if a bill that would allow residents without legal immigration status to get licenses landed on his desk.

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu endorses Ricardo Arroyo for Suffolk County DA on May 7.

Mayor Michelle Wu defends Arroyo endorsement

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu on Monday reiterated her support for City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo’s campaign for Suffolk County district attorney, dismissing critics who call him underqualified.

'Sir Matthew Hale, Kt, Chief Justice of the King's Bench', 1670.

Who was Matthew Hale, the 17th-century jurist Alito invokes in his draft overturning Roe?

Hale's handling of a 1662 case in England, in which he sentenced two women accused of witchcraft to death, would eventually serve as a model in the infamous Salem witch trials 30 years later.

Chris Dempsey and Diana DiZoglio.

Transparency! Accountability! Watchdog! Two Democrats are trying — seriously — to get voters excited about the auditor’s race.

Here’s a heavy lift: make the race for state auditor seem relevant, interesting, and meaningful to primary voters. That’s the task facing Senator Diana DiZoglio and former transportation advocate Chris Dempsey.

Attendees at a rally in front of the State House on Thursday pressed the Massachusetts Senate to pass a bill to give undocumented people access to driver's licenses.

After years of debate, Mass. Senate passes bill to allow driver’s licenses for undocumented people

The vote, 32-8, was enough to override a possible veto from Governor Charlie Baker and came after the House passed a similar bill with a similar veto-proof margin earlier this year.

Gigi Coletta won a seat on the Boston City Council.

Gabriela ‘Gigi’ Coletta wins Lydia Edwards’ old Boston City Council seat

Gabriela “Gigi” Coletta won against Tania Del Rio in a special election for the District 1 Boston City Council seat Tuesday, taking over the district seat representing East Boston, Charlestown, and the North End from her former boss, Lydia Edwards.