Michael Levenson

Michael Levenson is a general assignment reporter, with an interest in stories about politics, personalities, history, nature, and art. He previously reported for the City Hall and State House bureaus. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he covered Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, the 2009 Boston mayoral election, and the 2010 governor’s race, and has written about topics ranging from a caterpillar invasion that devastated Cape Cod to Donald Trump’s fascination with conspiracy theories.

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Fall River city councilors debate ousting embattled mayor

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City councilors clashed at a heated Tuesday night public meeting over whether to force out embattled Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II.

Is Elizabeth Warren’s genetic test conclusive?

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While some geneticists said the DNA test that Elizabeth Warren released provides evidence of her Native American ancestry, others cautioned that indigenous identity and tribal membership are not determined by genetics but by cultural, familial, and historical ties to a tribe.

Largely unknown, running for an unheralded position, Quentin Palfrey remains upbeat

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The Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, much like his ticketmate Jay Gonzalez, is running for public office for the first time.

Despite Baker’s call, Fall River mayor says he won’t resign

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A day after he was charged in federal court with defrauding investors, Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia was back at City Hall Friday, insisting everything was business as usual.