Bob Oakes has been WBUR’s Morning Edition anchor since 1992. He is one of the most well-known and respected news people in New England, with a 20-year career in radio broadcasting, including ten years with Boston’s all-news commercial radio station WEEI and coverage of national issues for the CBS Radio Network.
BOSTON — A veteran Democratic congressman from Massachusetts and a newcomer share their thoughts on what’s to come in the next Congress, with the GOP in control of both the House and the Senate.
BOSTON — Kimberly Doherty, who represents more than 100 people who were affected by the outbreak, says her clients are relieved that justice is finally being served.
BOSTON — With only a few weeks now remaining now in Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration, WBUR’s Bob Oakes sat down with outgoing Massachusetts governor for the last time in his executive office on Beacon Hill.
BOSTON — The liberal group MoveOn.org is considering spending $1 million to urge U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren to join the 2016 presidential race.
BOSTON — The Boston Celtics are a month into the season and, so far, the team is struggling.
BOSTON — The Boston Globe’s expanded and revamped Tuesday through Friday section, “Business,” is the fifth addition to the paper since Red Sox owner John Henry bought the Globe.
BOSTON — A Boston homeless woman is appealing her 2013 conviction under a state law banning private possession of stun guns, arguing the law violates her Second Amendment rights.
BOSTON — The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, joins us from Ferguson, Missouri.
BOSTON — We interview the governor-elect as he continues to staff his upcoming administration.
BOSTON — Congressman Joesph Kennedy III, a Democrat who represents Massachusetts’ 4th district, spoke with WBUR.
BOSTON — Documentary filmmakers Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler say when they arrived in Washington to begin filming in 2012, they were struck by the demeanor of Rep. Frank, who was then in his final term.
The new exhibit set to debut in Springfield puts masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Matisse alongside “ingenious fakes that confounded the experts.”
BOSTON — Tom Workman says more needs to be done to make sure people’s rights aren’t being violated.
BOSTON — The new book “Rose Kennedy: The Life And Times Of A Political Matriarch,” out July 15, uses newly released documents and letters to tell the story of the Kennedy matriarch.
BOSTON — State lawmakers are looking to hold hearings as early as next Wednesday to try to get to the bottom of what happened at the state’s drug lab.