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Moving Tewksbury into the 6th CD Good for the GOP?

In today’s Globe – veteran writer Frank Phillips and colleague Noah Bierman cover the fall-out from yesterday’s announcement of the new Congressional District Map  for Massachusetts. Phillips had written over the weekend about the House plan to carve Lawrence out of the 5th District into the 6th – which many…

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Glen Johnson and Colleagues on UMass Lowell Panel Today

In today’s Boston Globe –  Glen Johnson  Politics Editor at and lead blogger for “Political Intelligence” notes that by this time next year that presidential race and our local Massachusetts U. S. Senate race will be history – already decide by the voters.  While Election Day isn’t until  November 6,…

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Frank Phillips: Tsongas Seat at Center of Redistricting Stand-off

Frank Phillips – veteran Globe writer and longtime observer of the political scene in Massachusetts – writes today about the redistricting stand-off over the Fifth Congressional District seat currently held by Niki Tsongas. The point at  issue is – as I blogged about yesterday – the House plan to cut…

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