Governors Michael Dukakis and William Weld were unable to advance a project connecting downtown Boston’s two train hubs and closing the broken link in East Coast rail service. On Wednesday, they plan to meet with Governor Charlie Baker to appeal to him to get the job done.
President Barack Obama arrived in Boston Wednesday to headline a campaign rally for Democrat Ed Markey, hoping to give him a boost over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the state’s special election for
From now until November, President Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will emphasize their differences. But the two men’s lives actually coincide in a […]
Close your books, America. It’s time for a pop quiz. Do you believe Barack Obama is: a) The best of presidents? Blogging as The Troubadour […]
President Obama doesn’t have to worry about winning the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses. He’s almost sure to be the only Democrat in the first-in-the-nation contest. […]
President Obama begins a campaign-style bus tour Monday in North Carolina and Virginia to try to drum up support for his jobs bill and his […]
For President Obama, this is the Season of Doubt. There is in the American air — some 13 months away from the 2012 election — […]
President Obama speaks this weekend to the nation’s largest gay rights group. Last week, he addressed a dinner hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus. And […]
There's been a sea change at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It's almost as if the cerebral, detached president went into a phone booth and came out a fighting Democrat.
In the Rose Garden on Monday, as President Obama laid out his vision for how the congressional supercommittee could find trillions in savings, he was no longer above the fray. He was right in the fray. And he made it clear he's given up on his so-far-fruitless search for common ground with the Republicans.