Union-only labor for bridge project irks firms
Nonunion contractors said the Patrick administration’s decision to restrict work on a $285 million project over the Merrimack River is election-year pandering.
(JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2011)
Brown raises his most in a quarter
Senator Scott Brown raised about $5 million between April and June. Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren collected $8.67 million.
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Mitt Romney stayed at Bain 3 years longer than he stated
Romney has asserted he left the firm in 1999, but records show Bain listed him on government filings as the man in charge through 2002.
(DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF FILE 1993)
Obama should invite members of Congress to a baseball game
Socializing together would go a long way toward mending the mutual distrust that is endemic in Washington.
Medical marijuana question on Mass. ballot in November
State voters will have a chance this fall to weigh in on contentious issues such as medical marijuana, “aid in dying”, and the “right to repair” bill.
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Mitt Romney reveals London fund-raising events
On the eve of the Olympics, Romney is planning two separate fund-raising events in central London hosted by banking industry officials.
Romney courts black voters in NAACP speech
Mitt Romney spoke today at the NAACP’s annual meeting in Houston and received sustained boos when he pledged to repeal “Obamacare.”
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Brookline considering a ‘Dukakis Plaza’
Brookline officials are considering renaming the plaza in front of Town Hall after former Massachusetts Governor and Democratic nominee for President Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty Dukakis.
(Globe staff photo/Evan Richman)
Romney voters motivated by opposition to Obama, poll shows
Mitt Romney is tied with President Obama, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, but the people who plan to vote for him are motivated more by their opposition to the president than by their support for the Republican challenger.
(CHARLES DHARAPAK/ASSOCIATED PRESS/FILE)
Scott Brown makes new push for ‘Stolen Valor Act’
After the Supreme Court struck down a similar law, Senator Brown is pushing for legislation that would criminalize people who misrepresent themselves as military heroes.
(ESSDRAS M SUAREZ/ GLOBE STAFF/FILE)