News from the Boston Area
Good morning, Conflucians! It’s another gray day in New England, but at least the Red Sox are still in first place.
José Guillen returned to the lineup — but as the designated hitter — and could spend time this weekend battling the Green Monster, the big left-field wall at Boston’s Fenway Park, in an effort to reduce strain on his aching legs.
Good luck with that, old man.
Tall ships arrive in Boston (gorgeous photos!)
“Our familes, our communities, and even our economy have seen the many important benefits that have come from recognizing equal marriage rights and, frankly, no downside,” Attorney General Martha Coakley said this afternoon at a news conference announcing the lawsuit. “However, we have also seen how many of our married residents and their families are being hurt by a discriminatory, unprecedented, and, we believe, unconstitutional law.”
Governor’s Race Heats Up in Mass. (scroll down for story)
After years of consideration, republican Charlie Baker has decided to quit his lucrative job as CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care so he can devote his full time to a 2010 Massachusetts gubernatorial bid.
News from Another Corrupt State
Illinois political floodgates open after Madigan passes on governor, Senate bids.
News from Washington, DC
Your candidate won, Howie. So why are you whining?
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