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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In challenge to Trump, Bill Weld exploring 2020 run as a Republican

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The former Mass. governor said Friday he is taking the formal step to become the first Republican to directly challenge the president in the 2020 primary.

Markey blasts GOP for resolution vote on Green New Deal

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Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey co-sponsored the Green New Deal, and its proposed wide-ranging economic changes, making him a target of Republicans who say the idea won’t win popular support.

Rachael Rollins prepared to investigate Boston-based assault allegations against Va. lieutenant governor

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Justin Fairfax, the lieutenant governor of Virginia, could be investigated by Rachael Rollins’s office for the alleged assault of a woman at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.

Ed Markey, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sponsor ‘Green New Deal’ plan

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At least five Democratic presidential hopefuls in the Senate — Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders — cosponsored the resolution.