Akilah Johnson

A general assignment reporter for the Metro Desk, Johnson previously covered education and public safety for Fort Lauderdale’s South Florida Sun Sentinel, where she was part of a team named a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news.

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At 94, Democratic doyenne is still the go-to person in N.H.

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Mary Louise Hancock serves as a reservoir of wisdom on the political landscape of a state that can knock candidates from the race.

N.H. GOP summit’s efficiency has its appeal for voters

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Residents are forking over $75 to see a barrage of Republican candidates all in one weekend.

Chelsea Clinton mum on mom during Harvard visit

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Chelsea Clinton held two sessions to discuss global health and the status of women.

For her next act, Martha Coakley gets comfortable on camera

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Last year, Coakley came within 41,000 votes of being governor of Massachusetts, but she’s not hiding from the spotlight.