With the first fiscal quarter of 2012 drawing to a close on Saturday, Massachusetts’s leading political campaigns have spent much of the past few weeks scrambling to raise last-minute funds and boost what will be their first financial reports since January.
Boston lawyer Jim C. King announced that he would bow out of the contest for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, ending a campaign that struggled from its start to mount any serious challenge to frontrunner Elizabeth Warren.
Facebook co-founder Christopher R. Hughes ’06 announced Friday that he had purchased a majority stake in The New Republic, a magazine owned and edited for 35 years by former Harvard lecturer Martin “Marty” H. Peretz.
What do Academy Award Winners Davis Guggenheim and Tom Hanks have in common with Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Warren? All three have a hand in a soon-to-be released documentary highlighting the challenges of President Barack Obama's first term in office.
Though Massachusetts Republicans will not weigh in on the presidential nominating race until next Tuesday, a group of Harvard University employees have already let their checkbooks do some of the talking.
As Dorchester caucus-goers filed into the library of the Christo Rey High School in Savin Hill last week, volunteers from the remaining Democratic U.S. Senate campaigns urged them to support their candidate.