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Boston Red Sox On The Brink Of Elimination

The Boston Red Sox need two more wins to make it to the World Series, but the Houston Astros only need one more. The Red Sox had their second straight lopsided loss against the Astros on Wednesday evening, dropping the bout 9-1. The Red Sox got just three hits in the game and made two......

Planned Parenthood Endorses Maggie Hassan’s Re-Election Bid

The race for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire may end up having two people who support legal abortion running against each other next year, but the Planned Parenthood Action Fund is not wasting anytime backing the Democratic incumbent, according to WMUR. The organization will back U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-New Hampshire) for a second term......

Ted Cruz Wants To Process Illegal Immigrants In Nantucket

U.S. SenatorTed Cruz (R-Texas) doesn’t want Texas to be the only state to deal with the influx of illegal immigrants at the border. He proposed the Stop the SURGE Act, or the Stop the Surge of Unsafe Rio Grande Encampments Act. The purpose is to relocate illegal immigrants from South Texas to newly established ports......

Charlie Baker Trailing Geoff Diehl In Hypothetical Republican Primary, Poll Shows

Many Republicans in Massachusetts don’t like Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, according to a Public Policy Polling survey shared with Politico on Wednesday morning. It showed that 54 percent of likely 2022 Massachusetts Republican primary voters have an unfavorable opinion of the state’s incumbent governor Charlie Baker; only 30 percent had a favorable opinion of him.......

Second Poll Shows Michelle Wu Up Big In Boston Mayoral Race

Yet another poll gives at-large city councilor Michelle Wu a commanding lead in the Boston mayoral race. A Suffolk University poll released at the beginning of this week purports to show a potential blowout in the making. It shows that 62 percent of voters plan to vote for Wu while only 30 percent plan to......

Daisuke Matsuzaka Calls It A Career

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher and Japanese phenom Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched for the last time as a professional baseball player on Tuesday, October 19. The 41-year-old Matsuzaka played for the Red Sox from 2007 to 2012. He was known for featuring seven types of pitches, and also for wild ups and downs. Matsuzaka pitched one......

Bobby Valentine Touts Managerial Experience In Mayoral Race In Connecticut

Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine wants to be the next mayor of Stamford, Connecticut. In his campaign, he is touting his managerial experience. The former Republican, who is now an independent, tweeted a double-sided campaign flier on Friday, October 15 that touts what he thinks makes him the right man for the job.......

Boston Mayoral Candidate Annissa Essaibi George: The Polls Are Fake

At-large city councilor Annissa Essaibi George is down big in the polls in the Boston mayoral race. A poll released by WBUR last week showed fellow at-large city councilor Michelle Wu with a dominant lead; Wu had 57 percent support while Essaibi George had 25 percent. Essaibi George’s response? She doesn’t believe it. “I think......

Charlie Baker Popular Among Bostonians

Boston is one of the most heavily Democratic parts of Massachusetts. And yet, they generally like Republican governor Charlie Baker in the state’s capital. A poll released by WBUR this week found that 56 percent of Bostonians had a favorable opinion of the incumbent governor while 22 percent had an unfavorable opinion. That was a......

Socialist Plans To Run For State Representative Against Alyson Sullivan

If all goes according to plan, Massachusetts state Representative Alyson Sullivan (R-Abington) won’t run unopposed for re-election once again. That’s because Brandon Griffin, a self-described socialist and member of Whitman’s board of health and planning board, plans to run. He created a campaign account with the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance this week.......

Boston Red Sox To Face Houston Astros In American League Championship Series

The season continues for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox will face the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series, which starts this weekend. The Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Division Series in four games on Monday to advance to this round. The Astros had a better......