MA Election Update

By Meaghan Corson — 12/09/09 The final battle has begun tonight with the latest Massachusetts Senate election results. According to, Martha Coakley is ahead of her fellow Democratic candidates at 47 percent. Democrat...

House Speaker Throws Her Weight Behind Mike Capuano for Senate


By Jennifer Reading — 11/13/09
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi came to Boston today to endorse Congressman Michael Capuano who is running for the late Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat. Pelosi said she was honored to support her friend and colleague in his bid for Senate.

Massachusetts Senatorial Candidates Debate

120jib.jpgBy WEBN Staff — 10/26/09 Democratic candidates for the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s seat Martha Coakley, Alan Khazei, Michael E. Capuano, and Stephen Pagliuca debated Monday at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston. You can watch the complete debate here…

President Obama Calls For America’s Clean Energy Leadership at MIT


By Kailani Koenig-Muenster — 10/23/09 President Barack Obama has called on the United States to lead the global clean energy movement. Today he spoke to scientific innovators and local politicians at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

President Obama Comes to Boston


By Julianne McDonald –10/23/09 President Barack Obama flew into Boston on Air Force One this morning. Massachusetts Senator John Kerry traveled on the plane with him from Washington, DC. President Barack Obama was in town to give a speech about smart energy at MIT and to campaign for Governor Deval Patrick.

MA Governor Patrick is Committed to Serving


By Mumbi-Michelle Kimani — 10/22/09
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is still committed to public service no matter what he has faced in office.
That is what the Governor told an audience Thursday night at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. His speech was titled “Inspiring Public Service” and that is what he tried to do.

Anti-War Protest Takes Over Copley Square


By Paloma Richards — 10/17/09 There was music, costumes, and colorful signs. This may sound like a Halloween party, but this event had much more meaning to all its guests. This is an antiwar rally. Protesters gathered in Copley Square to voice their opposition to the war in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

Boston Mayoral Candidates Debate

October 19, 2009 — On Monday, Boston’s mayoral candidates Thomas Menino and Michael Flaherty held their last televised debate at the John F. Kennedy Library.

Flaherty and Yoon Teaming Up in a Two For One Deal


By Dan Massar — 09/29/09 A historic alliance is shaking up the Mayoral race in Boston. City Councilor Michael Flaherty is teaming up with former rival City Councilor Sam Yoon to take on Mayor Thomas Menino in the November 3 general election. Yoon will be running as Flaherty’s Deputy Mayor.