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New voices emerge from 2018 races

LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY, the midterm elections were great for Democrats and our core values. Progressive leaders helped win back the US House, gained seats in the state Legislature, and held all statewide offices other than the corner office. The midterms also ushered in a new and diverse generation of leaders including US representatives-elect Ayanna Pressley […]

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Mass. stands tall in Dem majority

MASSACHUSETTS IS POISED to see some of the greatest gains from the mid-term elections if, in fact, the national polling trends continue to favor Democrats in November. In a House of Representatives with a Democratic majority, our federal delegation will rise in leadership and profile if they prevail in their own elections. Aside from the […]

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Is Trump crazy like a fox?

President Trump is taking an enormous amount of flak. The news is filled with stories questioning his policies and his judgment. Saturday Night Live is hilariously skewering the president and his spokesman Sean Spicer. And the Boston Globe, via its sister publication STAT, asked 10 psychiatrists and psychologists on Monday whether Trump has a mental […]