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Morning Must Reads: Massachusetts

After a rough month, Elizabeth Warren wraps up the Massachusetts Senate nomination without a primary fight. The Obama campaign takes the brickbat to Romney’s...

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According to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll, the percentage of Americans who think former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney’s real first name is Mittens. It’s...

The Nation: Massachusetts Refuses

Once, the FBI's centralized criminal files seemed a gangbuster's marvel: a mere call to the computer in Washington could bring an instant rundown on a suspected...

National Affairs: Massachusetts

The Massachusetts habit of "voting the man" sent Republican Leverett Saltonstall back to the Senate and Republican John A. Volpe into the Governor's mansion...

MASSACHUSETTS: He Chooses to Run

The first man to declare himself last week for the Republican nomination for governor in the 1950 Massachusetts election was a homey, cob-nosed Yankee with a...

MASSACHUSETTS: Second Chance

Amid the cheers of Democrats, many of whom took a dim view of him two years ago because he seemed overambitious, fiery Foster Furcolo, 45, stormed back to...

MASSACHUSETTS: Justice

For using the mails to defraud, Mayor James Michael Curley of Boston was sentenced this week to serve six to 18 months in prison, pay a $1,000 fine. The Mayor,...

MASSACHUSETTS: Distant Shore

Swimmers at Green Pond outside Millers Falls, Mass, paid no attention one afternoon last week when 18-year-old John Hawthorne began splashing and calling,...

MASSACHUSETTS: Forefathers' Oversight

The proud Commonwealth of Massachusetts contains the Cradle of Liberty but, like Georgia and Connecticut, it has never ratified the U. S. Bill of Rights...

MASSACHUSETTS: Coolid'ge Plumbing

Coolidge Plumbing By unanimous vote the city council of Northampton, Mass, last week passed an ordinance for the relief of Grace Coolidge, rewriting section...