5 hrs ago
The Hartford Courant
Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch
The fight for the Connecticut governorship between Republican Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has generated significant national attention and, behind the curtain, attracted seasoned political operatives to both campaigns.
9 hrs ago
CBS 3 Springfield
5 things to know about elections in Massachusetts
Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Tierney raises more money than rivals in recent weeks
US Representative John F. Tierney, the Salem Democrat whose reelection bid is widely considered to be one of the most vulnerable, raised more money than any of his competitors in recent weeks and has $1.3 million to pour into the upcoming elections, campaign finance records show.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Mass. lawmakers don't need challengers to amass war chests
The stockpiles of cash some Massachusetts House members amassed this election cycle suggest a bare-knuckle battle for survival.
Congressman John Tierney Fights To Keep Seat In North Shore
Congressman John Tierney, who has represented the North Shore for more than 17 years, will have to face off against four fellow democrats in this September's primary election in order to keep his seat in the 6th District.
McChrystal wades into midterm races
Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal has a newfound interest in politics ahead of this year's midterms, increasing speculation that he might run for office himself one day.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Vote for recommended candidates
There's a lot at stake for educators as voters head to the polls for the primary on September 9 and the general election on November 4. The MTA encourages members to help elect candidates who have shown they support public education.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
War chests may hold key in 6th District race for Congress
The race for the 6th Congressional District is proving to be one of the tightest in Massachusetts this election season, and money may end up being a deciding factor.
Aiken getting mixed reviews for fundraising efforts
Clay Aiken is getting mixed reviews for the amount of fundraising for his campaign.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Pols & Politics: Pic pick called 'oversight'
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh's press office says it was an "oversight" to post a three-month-old photo of Felix D. Arroyo, a candidate for Suffolk Register of Probate who also happens to be the father of one of the mayor's top aides, on the home page of the city employees' internal website.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Top 5 Races to Watch in New England
New England hasn't been fertile territory for Republican candidates of late, but the party has an opportunity to gain House seats in the region this November.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
JOAN VENNOCHIMoulton puts Tierney's Iraq vote back in play
Obama recently authorized humanitarian aid and air strikes in northern Iraq, Seth Moulton, a war veteran and Democratic candidate for Congress, quickly put out word on where he stood.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Trailing POTUS on vacation detail is usually much ado about nothing
They trail in vans or buses, chronicling the steps of the president email by email, often not allowing even the smallest of details to escape their updates.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Joanna Weiss DeFranco enlivens race against Tierney
There are a few standard paths to entering politics. You start as a selectman or a school committee member and work your way up.
LIVE: 6th District Congressional debate coverage
Follow our coverage of Thursday's 6th Congressional District debate. Incumbent U.S. Rep. John Tierney is vying for his 10th term.
BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - August 13, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration's weak rules on electronic cigarettes came under a new round of criticism last week , writes columnist Derrick Z. Jackson.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Former manager is gone, but not forgetting
While a Sun reporter was interviewing City Manager Kevin Murphy in his office Wednesday soon after news broke on lowellsun.com that City Treasurer Elizabeth Craveiro was being forced to retire, a cellphone on the manager's desk began to vibrate.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
General McChrystal: Does endorsement signal he may get into politics, too?
Gen. Stanley McChrystal shakes hands with a Marine before boarding a military plane at the Camp Leatherneck base in the southern province of Helmand, Afghanistan, in 2009.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Moulton grabs high-profile endorsement in race for Congress
Seth Moulton, an Iraq War veteran, may not be the biggest name in the race for the 6th Congressional District, but he's garnered one high profile endorsement.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
McChrystal to endorse congressional hopeful Moulton
Former general Stanley A. McChrystal is set to campaign for and officially endorse Democrat Seth Moulton, the former Marine officer who is aiming to topple US Representative John F. Tierney.