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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Representative Ben Ray Lujan (D-MN), DCCC Chairman, celebrate a projected Democratic Party takeover of the House of Representatives during a midterm election night party hosted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on November 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) / ALTERNATIVE CROPBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Democrats take control of House, but Republicans still control Senate

If that holds, it could bring the president political pain in the form of multiple committee investigations.

// Elizabeth Warren beats Geoff Diehl to win second term in US Senate race

The high-profile Cambridge Democrat has frequently sparred with President Trump. Will she now turn her attention to a run for the White House in 2020?

// Medical classification change led to ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s prison transfer

A Bureau of Prisons official who is familiar with Bulger’s treatment said the Florida prison considered Bulger a nuisance and wanted to transfer him.



Red Sox bullpen door may be closing for Craig Kimbrel

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 27: Closing pitcher Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Boston Red Sox pitches in the ninth inning in Game Four of the 2018 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on October 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

By Nick Cafardo

If the righthander would accept a contract of three years in the neighborhood of his 2018 salary, the Sox likely would bring him back.

Wednesday Food


The La Capataza, a tasty introduction to sherry

The El Capitaza at Taberna de Haro

By Liza Weisstuch

Claire Boyle, bar manager at Taberna de Haro, the Brookline Spanish restaurant with sherry-focused bar program, was one of 10 finalists last month in this year’s International Sherry Cocktail Competition, reinforcing her role as a sherry emissary.