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Week In Review: Weld For Libertarian VP And Union Trouble For Walsh23:30
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Libertarian candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson has joined forces with former Republican Massachusetts Gov. William Weld. (Rick Bowmer/AP)
Libertarian candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson has joined forces with former Republican Massachusetts Gov. William Weld. (Rick Bowmer/AP)
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Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld is expected to officially launch his campaign for vice president today. He joins presidential candidate Gary Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, and two hope to secure the Libertarian nomination next week.

We discuss their chances along with the indictment of a Walsh Administration official and the "Fair Share Amendment" that passed at the Constitutional Convention this week.

Guests

Dante Ramos, columnist for the op-ed page of The Boston Globe. He tweets @danteramos.

Tiziana Dearing, professor at the Boston College School of Social Work. She is a member of WBUR's Executive Advisory Council. She tweets @tiziana_dearing.

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The New York Times: Bill Weld, Running as a Libertarian, Likens Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan to Kristallnacht

  • "In his first interview since accepting an invitation to be the running mate of former Gov. Gary Johnson of New Mexico, Mr. Weld assailed Donald J. Trump over his call to round up and deport the 11 million immigrants in the country illegally. 'I can hear the glass crunching on Kristallnacht in the ghettos of Warsaw and Vienna when I hear that, honest,' Mr. Weld said Thursday."

Radio Boston: What The Indictment Of Boston’s Top Tourism Official Means For The Walsh Administration

  • "Kenneth Brissette, the city’s director of tourism, sports and entertainment, was arrested and accused of withholding city permits to a business unless it hired union workers."

WBUR: Mass. Legislators Give First Round Approval To Millionaires’ Tax

  • "The Constitutional Convention advanced the 4 percent millionaires’ tax with a vote of 135-57 Wednesday. Now, it must be approved in the 2017-’18 session before going to voters."

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