The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

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.

Obama Stumps for Markey in Boston

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

With Leadership Questioned, Obama Gets In The Fray

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.