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Donald Trump Holds Commanding Lead In Maine Presidential Primary Poll

Former President Donald Trump has a commanding lead in a Maine presidential primary poll released this week. The former president has 77 percent support from likely Republican primary voters on Super Tuesday, March 5, according to the University of New Hampshire poll. This puts him well ahead of former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley, who......

RFK Jr. Wants Rand Paul To Be The Next Republican Leader of the U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) plans to step down from his role as the Senate Republican leader at the end of the year, and independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recently announced who he would like to see take the senator’s place. Kennedy wants U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) to replace McConnell.......

Seth Moulton Says Democratic U.S. House Would Protect Democracy If Trump Wins

Democracy is on the ballot in November 2024, according to U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (D-Salem). Moulton recently said that he thinks Democrats winning the U.S. House is vital, as it could serve as a check on former President Donald Trump if he wins the 2024 presidential election.  “If Donald Trump wins the presidency and, if......

Somerville Early Education School Students Speak 23 Languages (Plus English); Emphasis On ‘Equity,’ ‘Restorative Justice’

Students at an early education public school in Somerville speak 23 primary languages, the principal said. Students come from all 12 countries in South America, all seven countries in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ukraine, Russia, Greece, Germany, Japan, and China. “In summary, we have a total of 23 home languages at the Capuano,” said......

Illegal Immigrant Murder Convict Who Lived In New Bedford Gets Additional 10-Year Prison Sentence

A Brazilian man who used to live in New Bedford received a 10-year prison sentence in federal court in Boston for illegal re-entry earlier this week. The man, 52-year-old Walter Gomes DaSilva, is currently serving a 25 years-to-life prison sentence imposed in Massachusetts state court for a 2016 murder conviction, according to a press release......

Maura Healey Dodges Question About Male Transgender Basketball Player Injuring Girls

Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey ducked a question yesterday about a male basketball player who identifies as transgender injuring opposing girls during a high school game in the state. As New Boston Post reported February 20, the coach of the girls basketball team of Collegiate Charter School of Lowell ended a game at halftime on February......

Massachusetts Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Says Supreme Court Was Wrong To Overturn Roe v. Wade

A Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts recently said the federal Supreme Court got it wrong when it overturned Roe v. Wade. Cryptocurrency lawyer John Deaton made the statement while slamming the Alabama Supreme Court. The Alabama Supreme Court ruled last week that two parents could file a civil wrongful death lawsuit against an in-vitro fertilization......

Maura Healey Unhappy With Congress On Immigration

Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey is not happy with Congress right now. Given the influx of people entering the country via the southern border, including illegal immigrants, Healey says she wants to see a federal solution to the problem. Healey is displeased that Congress hasn’t taken action to quell the border crisis yet. “It’s a shame,”......

Maine Girl Wins Second Straight High School Wrestling State Championship

A girl won her second straight high school wrestling state championship in Maine this past weekend. Maddie Ripley, a senior at Oceanside High School (Rockland, Maine), won the 113-pound weight class for Class B. The state championship meet was held in Rumford, Maine, according to Yahoo News. Ripley beat three boys at states on her......

Bernie Sanders Says People Like Trump Because The Status Quo Fails People

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), who is no fan of former President Donald Trump, thinks that Trump appeals to people because the status quo is failing the American people. It’s an assertion Sanders made in a recent interview with The Irish Times, before slamming Trump. “I have said many, many times that the working class people who......

Super Tuesday Early Voting Continues In Massachusetts This Week

Early voting in the Massachusetts presidential election primary started last week and continues this week. Early voting started on Saturday, February 24, and is happening daily until Friday, March 1. However, there will be no in-person voting on Saturday, March 2 through Monday, March 4. The actual primary is Super Tuesday, March 5, according to......