Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris was a first step in paying back the Black voters who did so much to revive his political fortunes in South Carolina. But if Biden is elected, he will have an incredible opportunity to elevate an unprecedented number of new Black governors -- due to the high number of Black lieutenant governors poised to move up if a vacancy occurs – and perhaps a few United States senators as well. (He could also “create” California’s first woman governor and several Hispanic and Native American governors.)
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The House and Senate responded by quickly passing legislation to crack down on people who take photographs of the "sexual or other intimate parts" of women or children in public.
Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio said the agency didn't authorize Sgt. Sean Murphy to release the photos to Boston Magazine and won't release them to other media.
He was charged last week with lying to investigators about visiting Tsarnaev's college dorm room after the bombings.
The man who found the Boston bombing suspect in his boat Friday night may be a hero, but he's an angry hero if the boat got shot up in the gunfire that preceded the fugitive's capture, one of his neighbors said.
Called upon to console a grieving city and reassure a shaken nation, President Barack Obama on Thursday promised that Boston would "run again" after deadly twin bombings at its famous marathon. More than 2,000 people rose in a standing ovation in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and sang "America the Beautiful."
You know the feeling. You wake up filled with dread but, still groggy, you can't put your finger on the reason.
The details on the apparently crude but deadly explosives emerged as investigators appealed to the public for amateur video and photos that might yield clues.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday named his former chief of staff to temporarily fill the Senate seat being vacated by John Kerry and called a special election for June 25 for voters to choose a permanent replacement for the incoming secretary of state.
Massachusetts voters weary from one of the nation's costliest and most divisive U.S. Senate races are all but certain to find themselves thrown back into another tumultuous election now that President Barack Obama has nominated Sen. John Kerry for secretary of state.
For the first time in a quarter century, Chicago teachers walked out of the classroom Monday, taking a bitter contract dispute over evaluations and job security to the streets of the nation's third-largest city - and to a national audience - less than a week after most schools opened for fall.
It's a don't-take-anything-for-granted message from President Barack Obama to his party: Even in the most reliably liberal states, no Democratic candidate is guaranteed victory in November.
President Barack Obama and his family are delivering so far on the low-key summer vacation promised by White House aides.
Nearly the entire population
of a small village of ceramic
artisans and descendants
of runaway slaves survived
massive flooding by clinging to
two jack fruit trees and praying
through a rainy night, officials
Crews made faster-than-expected progress Sunday repairing a broken pipe that cut the supply of clean water to 2 million Boston-area residents, prompting Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to urge schools, businesses and commuters to resume their routines as the workweek began.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday after becoming ill in her office at the court following treatment for an iron deficiency.
The Massachusetts Republican Party asked a judge Friday to delay the swearing in of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's replacement.
A Democratic aide says Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will name former party chairman Paul Kirk to temporarily fill the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's seat.
If Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick wants the power to quickly name a temporary replacement for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it's going to be up to him to do it.
Massachusetts Republicans have temporarily blocked Senate debate on a bill allowing Gov. Deval Patrick to name an interim appointment to the Senate seat left vacant by the death of Edward Kennedy.
Supporters say the white policeman who arrested renowned black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his home is a principled police officer and family man who is being unfairly described as racist.