Also in the hunt for incumbent Boston Mayor Tom Menino’s office is Kevin McCrea. He joins us Tuesday, June 9th at 2:30 p.m. Eastern for a live show. Catch the stream on Blog Talk Radio here.  Return here or to the BTR URL later to listen to the show. You can also download it as […]

A major player going head to head with Boston Mayor Tom Menino is City Councilor Michael Flaherty. He’s due on our podcast Tuesday, June 2nd at 2:30 p.m. He’ll say what he wants to do differently and better. Listen live then to the stream or check back here later to hear or download the show. […]

Would-be Boston Mayor and present City Councilor Sam Yoon does not seem intimidated by Tom Menino’s money and union machine. He figures the guy in City Hall can be beaten if enough voters are engaged between now and the primary (9/22) and general (11/3). He joined us today to detail why Menino’s 16 years is […]

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We voters were bound to win in the 3rd Suffolk primary race for Sal DiMasi’s seat. The two leading candidates were progressives, Aaron Michlewitz and Susan Passoni. Michlewitz won a relatively narrow 50% to 46% contest yesterday, that’s 171 votes out of a combined 4061. He should tromp the opposition in the June 16th special […]

Our podcast guest today was Rep. Jen Benson, 37th Middlesex. She took over now-Sen. Jamie Eldridge’s House spot. She hasn’t been shy buttonholing Gov. Deval Patrick on such big issues as transportation funding, state-employee pension reform, and ethics legislation. She even finds hope for progressive goals in these tough economic times. Listen to to her […]

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While we line up some politicians and subject-matter experts as guests, this was another week of the old bald guy talking. Mike covered: The race to replace Rep. Salvatore DiMasi (May primary/June election) The blogging and other online politicking workshops we’ll lead at the state Dem convention next month The sickness of the Boston Globe […]

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