• politics Mar 3

    Jeffrey Turco Wins 4-Person House Primary in 19th Suffolk District

    Democrat Jeffrey Turco prevailed in a four-person Democratic primary Tuesday and will compete with a Republican and an unenrolled candidate in the race to succeed former House Speaker Robert DeLeo in the Massachusetts House. Turco, a former Winthrop Town Council president, will face Winthrop Republican Paul Caruccio and unenrolled candidate Richard Fucillo Jr. in the March 30 special election. According…

  • politics Mar 2

    Progressive Dems Take Aim at DeLeo's Seat in Tuesday's Primary

    Massachusetts state representative candidate Juan Jaramillo came to the United States when he was a child with his parents, fleeing violence in his native Colombia. Standing on Shirley Street in Revere this week, he said, “This community saved us.” Jaramillo is now hoping to represent that portion of Revere, along with the town of Winthrop, on Beacon Hill — the…

  • Massachusetts Mar 2

    Progressive Dems Take Aim at DeLeo's Seat

    A primary will be held north of Boston on Tuesday as part of a special election to replace former House Speaker Robert DeLeo. DeLeo held that seat for 30 years, and he frustrated many progressives for his more moderate approach. Now that he’s leaving, will a progressive take his place?

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