Stephen Colbert is reeling in the big guests before his move to CBS to replace David Letterman, but last night was easily the biggest “Colbert Report” guest yet: Barack Obama. More
It’s been almost eight years since Massachusetts had a Republican governor, but for many it feels like a lot longer. Since Deval Patrick took office in 2007, Massachusetts has continued to confirm itself as a bastion of progressive politics. With the exception of Scott Brown’s two-year tenure as a US Senator, most major victories have belonged to the left. With the next gubernatorial election just over four months away, Massachusetts appears poised to elect another Democrat to run the state. More
A lawsuit put forth by the Massachusetts chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) alleges that the North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC), a group of 58 police and sheriff departments in the state, is boasting its status as a “private, non-profit organization, wholly exempt from public records laws.”
First things first: Mayor Marty Walsh would rather fight one horse-sized duck than 100 duck-sized horses.
Now that that’s out of the way, we can delve a little deeper into what the new mayor had to say during an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session he hosted Thursday on Reddit, specifically his response to a question regarding his concerns over medical marijuana dispensaries sprouting up in the Hub. More
President Barack Obama has been speaking out for years in favor of an increase in the federal minimum wage, but due to the resistance from most Republicans to most of Obama’s ideas, it’s unclear that any kind of increase will be passed at the federal level.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Director Robert Kline stopped by to discuss his new documentary, which explores JFK’s 1000 day presidency. More
Think Boston’s search for a police commissioner to replace Ed Davis is boring or doesn’t apply to your life? Think again. The next commissioner will oversee policies that could affect your day-to-day life in Boston, from pot to DIY shows to your interaction with (and perception of) uniformed officers. More