One of Massachusetts’ grittiest districts seems manageable to Carlos Henriquez. He would replace 5th Suffolk Rep. Marie St. Fleur, who’s not running for re-election. He has lived there lifelong and wants a crack at the hardest problems there — jobs, schools and crime.
While many expect the primary in two weeks to go down to Henriquez […]

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Tough stuff from Carlos (Tony) Henriquez as he runs for 5th Suffolk’s House seat. He picked the three hardest issues for his campaign — fixing jobs, safety and schools.
He joins us next week for the podcast to describe what he wants to do for what was Marie St. Fleur’s Dorchester/Roxbury district. You can catch the […]

MA Gov. Race Podcast

August 24, 2010 | Comments Off

The usual three suspects held forth on the four candidates for MA Governor. We put our spins on what various candidates would have to do (and be) for a shot at the office.
Nobody so far has much good to say of the GOP’s Charlie Baker. The debates are just starting and he seems to be […]

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Here’s early notice of two upcoming podcasts:

5th Suffolk District House Candidate Carlos (Tony) Henriquez on 8/31
Newly appointed MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini on 9/15

We’ll run some additional promo before each. Meanwhile, be aware you can listen live to the man who would take Marie St. Fleur’s seat on Beacon Hill. He is running on the […]

 The three usual suspects recapped and expanded on the MA races underway, replete with plaudits and warnings.
We’re big on the down-ticket races — treasurer, secretary, and auditor. We want debates, many and now. We see the positions as having great potential for change.
For our part, we offer podcasts with four candidates. For secretary, independent challenger […]

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Pardon the WWF head, but Matt O’Malley is very excited about his candidacy for Boston City Council. He wants to win the special election for John Tobin’s Sixth District Seat (West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain and touches of Roslindale and Mission Hill). He concluded today saying he wants debates with any other candidates. Throughout, he spoke […]

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No matter how much we three enjoy each other and regardless of how clever or insightful we can think we are, we’re not entirely daft. Many listeners are likely to go to yesterdays show for the guest, Boston City Council President Michael Ross.
For his scheduling and connection hiccups,  he didn’t join us until a half […]

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Join us next week, Tuesday, 8/10, for a chat with the man who would pick up the ball from John Tobin and run. Matt O’Malley is beyond eager to be the next Boston City Council visionary and legislative leader.
District 6 (Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury) is a muddled bag of lefties and moderates, of highly […]

The head of Boston’s City Council, President Michael Ross, spoke candidly about the present and future of the city. We had a free-ranging discussion from biking to bucks to who has the power. Listen in by clicking below.
Timing note:  Pres. Ross accommodated us despite a command performance at a bill signing up at the state […]

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