Fred Thys is the political reporter at WBUR. Fred broke the story that the federal government may have lied to the Supreme Court in order to obtain the landmark ruling that established the state secrets privilege. His reporting has led to President Obama reconsidering the use of the state secrets privilege, and Congress to consider curtailing it.
BOSTON — The incumbent, William Lantigua, won’t challenge a decision that his opponent, City Councilor Daniel Rivera, is the winner.
LAWRENCE, Mass. — Lawrence’s mayoral recount is Saturday. Challenger Daniel Rivera leads the incumbent, William Lantigua, by 58 votes.
AQUINNAH, Mass. — An opinion from the National Indian Gaming Commission recognizing the Wampanoag tribe’s right to build a casino on Martha’s Vineyard is now at the heart of Sunday’s election for tribal chairman.
BOSTON — The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe surprised the state Tuesday by revealing that the federal government has recognized its right to develop a casino and poker rooms on the tribe’s land on Martha’s Vineyard.
BOSTON — His team includes three former mayoral candidates: Felix Arroyo, John Barros and Charlotte Golar Richie.
BOSTON — WBUR’s Fred Thys speaks about what Walsh was saying the day after he won Boston’s mayoral election.
BOSTON — Supporters of both Boston mayoral candidates will be out in force Tuesday working to get their voters to the polls. As the candidates made some of their final pitches Monday night, they presented a stark contrast.
BOSTON — In the final weekend of campaigning, voters responded to Connolly’s ideas while Walsh drew support from the personal connections he made.
BOSTON — “We as a community are really proud of him,” Hector Pina, who owns a small Dominican restaurant in Roxbury, said of World Series MVP David Ortiz.
BOSTON — A UMass poll that gives Walsh a 7-point lead over Connolly finds that union support for Walsh could be the key to his surge.