Join us Tuesday, May 4th, at 2:30 p.m., when MA treasurer candidate Steve Grossman tells us how he wants to transform the office. He officially announced his campaign today, starting at the Parker House. We live stream the show Tuesday here.  If you can’t get to it then, come back here or at the stream […]

We held forth on the MA budget proposals and prospects. Ryan and Mike went a bit into the specific differences between the Governor’s and the House Ways and Means’ versions of the budget. We went a lot into the philosophical and political underpinnings of both. We make our arguments for why this is the time […]

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U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas joined us to discuss trends in Congress and her pending battle for a third term. Following U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s special-election victory, seven from the GOP and four independents have targeted her seat for the fall vote. At her day job, she sees time and opportunity still for solid legislation after […]

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Rep. Niki Tsongas joins us at an unusual time and day this coming week. Listen into the live stream at 3:30 p.m. Eastern on Saturday, April 24th. We’ll be talking issues and re-election with the Fifth District Congresswoman. She certainly didn’t stop after helping win health-care reform. She’ll tell us what she see coming up […]

Jim Henderson is ahead of most of us on the secretary of the commonwealth. Few voters know the range of responsibilities. Today’s guest knows all that and more. He can say what he sees as the failures of the office, how he would fix those, and what else he would add, subtract, and alter. He […]

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Jim Henderson, independent candidate for secretary of the commonwealth, joins us Tuesday, April 13th at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. His vision of the office vastly differs from the existing operations. Check his campaign site and his Facebook page for particulars. The office has an astounding range of divisions, authority and duties. Think elections, deeds, lobbyists and […]

Punditry special today — 2010 primary and elections, and gambling. Ryan and Mike anticipated Gov. Deval Patrick’s campaign, which starts in earnest this weekend and the destructive fantasy of casinos and slots here. We looked favorably on Patrick’s accomplishments, but not on his presentation of them. We agreed that the info is there and the […]

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