BOSTON (AP) — Rachael Rollins, who has pushed for progressive criminal justice reforms as the first woman of color to serve as a district attorney in Massachusetts, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to become the state's top federal prosecutor.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Republicans have their first official 2022 candidate for governor — and it’s not Gov. Charlie Baker.
Geoff Diehl, a former GOP state representative from Whitman, announced Sunday that he’s running for the state’s top political office.
BOSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden should help those struggling under crushing student loan debt by immediately canceling up to $50,000 of debt for federal student loan borrowers, Democratic elected officials said Thursday.
A look at pandemic-related news around New England on Sunday:
The Boston St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast is back, virtually.
CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday took to Twitter to announce plans to run in 2022 for a second term.
In her brief tweet, Duckworth claimed her work for Illinois families and veterans isn’t finished.
Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax would reduce inequality – the problem is it’s probably unconstitutional
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Here’s what’s happening Thursday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:
THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY:
— Democratic lawmakers are urging federal health officials to address racial disparity in vaccine access nationwide in a letter sent to the acting Health and Human Services secretary, Norris Cochran IV.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow over his presidency that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — While Super Tuesday left the Democrats with a pair of front-runners President Donald Trump believes he can define and defeat, there are still some private worries in the White House.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic White House hopefuls are seizing on President Donald Trump’s delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it the latest evidence of his incompetence and warning that the crisis may only deepen as a result.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bernie Sanders packed a rodeo arena in Dallas. Mike Bloomberg has spent more than $13.5 million on television ads around Houston alone. And neither Joe Biden nor Elizabeth Warren can afford big losses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end.
By spending more than $400 million of his own money and largely bypassing his opponents by skipping the early primary states, Bloomberg has rocketed to double-digit support in enough national polls to qualifyfor both Wednesday night's Nevada debate and next week's debate in South Carolina.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The outcome of the Iowa caucuses was muddled, but voters sent clear signals about their values and how they shaped their candidate preferences.
Findings from AP VoteCast show the leading contenders each drew their strength from a unique set of coalitions — and the motivations and energy of these groups could be decisive for who wins the nomination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Democrats are fiercely united by the goal of unseating President Donald Trump, but they were sharply divided Monday over which candidate was best equipped to do so, according to the AP VoteCast survey.