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Wu announces 2021 run for Boston mayoral race

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu. Wu announced Tuesday that she will challenge current Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh for his seat in 2021

James Bartlett

September 15, 2020

Boston City Councilor at-Large Michelle Wu is officially running for mayor in Boston.  On Sept. 7, Boston’s current Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that Wu had informed him she would challenge him in 2021. Wu didn’t comment on Walsh’s statement, but the 35-year-old officially announced her i...

Sanders supporters rally, march in Boston ahead of Mass. primary

Sanders supporters rally, march in Boston ahead of Mass. primary

James Bartlett and Caroline Enos

February 23, 2020

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied in the Boston Common and marched through the streets of Boston Saturday, Feb. 22, just a week before the Massachusetts primary on March 3.

Markey and Kennedy face off in first debate of Massachusetts Senate race

(From left) Incumbent Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey and Massachusetts State Rep. Joseph Kennedy III.

James Bartlett, @james_bartlett8

February 20, 2020

Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey and Massachusetts Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III faced off in the first debate of the 2020 senate race Tuesday. The hour long debate, hosted by WGBH, was the first meeting between Markey, the incumbent, and his challenger Kennedy. Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan, who is also...

Wu looks to improve MBTA

A Green Line Train stopped at Northeastern University outbound MBTA stop

Oscar Torres, @MrOscarTorres

February 19, 2020

On Feb. 12, at Boston City Hall, Suffolk University students interviewed Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu. Wu shared her views on the MBTA, climate change, the 2020 presidential race and her own political future. For Wu, it all started at Harvard Law School, where she first developed an interest...

Suffolk students react to Governor Baker’s vape ban

Suffolk students react to Governor Baker's vape ban

Nick Viveiros, Murat Metshin, and Abby O'Connor

October 23, 2019

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker made waves when he moved to outright ban the sale of all vaping products in the Bay State, leaving many at Suffolk wondering what’s next. Baker’s ban, which was unanimously approved by the Public Health Council on Sept. 24, will last for four months until Jan...

Walsh clinches mayor’s race for second term

Haley Clegg/ Photo Editor

Alexa Gagosz

November 8, 2017

Mayor Marty Walsh trounced into a second term in office on Tuesday night and outplayed his challenger, City Councilor Tito Jackson. By more than 31 percentage points, the incumbent easily took the mayor’s race by storm after already four years of leading with a firm and capable attitude as he fought ...

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