Mass. Political News - Covering campaign 2014 in Massachusetts

Updated Jan 6, 2015 at 10:35 PM

It is official: Massachusetts’ 6th District has a new congressman.Democrat Seth Moulton, a Marblehead native, Salem resident and Iraq War veteran, was sworn in to the 114th Congress on the floor of the House of Representatives at noon Tuesday, Jan. 6.Moulton became the newest member of Massachusetts’ congressional delegation with a pair of decisive elective victories in 2014, stunning his predecessor, nine-term congressman John F. Tierney, in September’s...

Posted Dec 24, 2014 at 2:01 AM

SWAMPSCOTT – In a wide-ranging interview early Friday morning, governor-elect Charlie Baker, 57, credited his three-year tenure as a Swampscott selectman with giving him an appreciation for those who serve in municipal governance and a...

Updated Nov 30, 2014 at 5:21 PM

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Updated Nov 30, 2014 at 6:06 PM

BOSTON - House Committee on Post Audit and Oversight Chairman David Linsky (D-Natick) is reviewing his "statutory authority" to investigate House lawmakers' involvement in patronage hiring that occurred at the probation department and...

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 11:30 AM

HANOVER – After two days of recounts, incumbent Democrat Rhonda Nyman conceded Sunday to Republican challenger David DeCoste in the 5th Plymouth District state representative race.DeCoste said he received a phone call...

Updated Nov 18, 2014 at 3:46 AM

NORWELL – The recount in the 5th Plymouth District state representative race will be conducted over four days and won’t be completed until Monday.

Updated Nov 17, 2014 at 3:21 PM

BOSTON - With Rep. Matt Beaton slated to become Governor-elect Charlie Baker's energy and environmental affairs secretary, the outgoing lawmaker's business partner is ramping up a special election campaign for his Shrewsbury-based House...

Updated Nov 17, 2014 at 3:20 PM

BOSTON - Filling a second major Cabinet post, Governor-elect Charlie Baker has tapped Shrewsbury Republican Rep. Matt Beaton as his energy and environmental affairs secretary.Baker is expected to name Beaton to the post later...

Posted Nov 15, 2014 at 5:40 AM

WALTHAM - Governor-elect Charlie Baker, speaking to hundreds of business leaders on Friday morning, made a broad pitch for making Massachusetts more business friendly, pledging a full review of the state's regulatory code and "aggressive" efforts...

Updated Nov 14, 2014 at 12:43 PM

BOSTON -- Rep. Rhonda Nyman of Hanover on Friday requested a recount in her re-election loss with David DeCoste, a Republican selectman from Norwell.

Updated Nov 10, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Ed Cameron of Newburyport is asking for a recount of the votes cast for 1st Essex state rep on Nov. 4. The 1st Essex state rep district is made up of Newburyport, Amesbury and Salisbury.Cameron was ahead of James Kelcourse of Amesbury by...

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