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Topic - Deval Patrick
Massachusetts is becoming ground zero for a populist tax revolt. This deep-blue state is finally witnessing resistance from its besieged, hardworking taxpayers.
Mitt Romney said Sunday that Barack Obama lied about whether Americans could keep their health insurance under the Affordable Care Act — a "fundamental dishonesty" that is "rotting" the president's second term.
It's a day to honor another of Boston's greatest sports champions.
Making a fierce defense of his namesake health care reform law, President Obama on Wednesday told Americans who are losing coverage that it's time to bid their "cut-rate" plans goodbye and go shopping for better insurance.
President Obama has another three years to go in the White House. Prominent Democrats like Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton would obviously like to succeed him.
The Supreme Court saves its blockbuster decisions for the end of June, but it does more, announcing a new list of blockbuster decisions for the next term. The justices didn't disappoint Monday.
The governors of Illinois and Massachusetts have made a wager on the National Hockey League finals featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins.
After being turned down by yet another cemetery, embalmer Peter A. Stefan is looking to Gov. Deval Patrick to take Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body off his hands.
Federal prosecutors charged suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction in the deadly attack on the Boston Marathon, as the Obama administration opted for a civilian court with a possible death sentence over dubbing him an "enemy combatant" for investigative reasons.
Surveillance video from the Boston Marathon attack shows one suspect dropping his backpack and calmly walking away from it before the bomb inside exploded, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Sunday.
With the Boston Marathon bombing suspects no longer threats to the American public, there is another, more politically contentious concern: Should the Obama administration designate 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an "enemy combatant" bent on waging war against the U.S.?
Federal, state and local law enforcement authorities continued their search Sunday for a motive in the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured more than 180, many of them gravely, trying to determine whether the two brothers suspected in the carnage had ties to Muslim jihad groups.
Up-to-the-minute updates on the manhunt for Suspect No. 2, 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.
Police have finally bagged the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect Friday night. In a dramatic end to the daylong manhunt, 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured alive after police zeroed in on his hideout inside a boat stored for the winter in a Watertown, Mass., backyard.
The same person who managed the fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2011, terror attacks will design and head up a new charity for Boston Marathon bombing survivors and families.
"I think that the ballot initiative to undo the indexing of the gas tax is a mistake," he said. "Everywhere around the commonwealth, people understand that we've got to reinvest in our transportation system in order to sustain and, indeed, accelerate growth."
"We didn't also do something [in Massachusetts] that I think a number of people across this country recognize, which is put people in a position where they're going to lose the insurance they had and they wanted," he said during the Oct. 3, 2012, presidential debate with Mr. Obama