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Progressive Democrats frustrated with 2022 primary losses

Sep. 28, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than two months until the midterm elections, progressive Democrats are facing a test of their power. Their party is heading into the final stretch of the campaign with a robust set of legislative accomplishments that include long-term progressive...

CBO: Biden's student debt plan would cost $400 billion

Sep. 26, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

President Joe Biden’s plan for student debt cancellation will cost the federal government about $400 billion over the next 30 years, according to new estimates from the Congressional Budget Office. The figures were released Monday in response to a request from Republican lawmakers...

Bank CEOs questioned on consumer protections, social issues

Sep. 22, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of the nation’s biggest banks returned to Capitol Hill for a second day Thursday, and Senate Democrats strongly urged them to do more to help and protect their customers, while Republicans questioned whether banks should weigh in on hot-button social issues. ...

2022 could be a political watershed for Massachusetts women

Sep. 19, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Just 20 years ago, Massachusetts voters had yet to elect a woman as governor, attorney general, U.S. senator or mayor of its largest city. This year, Democratic women won five of six statewide primary contests. 2022 is shaping up to be a watershed year for women...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 14, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

Greensboro News and Record. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Burr’s suspicious stock maneuvers Greater transparency in government dealings is almost always in the public’s interest. It provides us with more complete information on which to base our judgments — as...

US counts millionth organ transplant while pushing for more

Sep. 09, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

The U.S. counted its millionth organ transplant on Friday, a milestone that comes at a critical time for Americans still desperately waiting for that chance at survival. It took decades from the first success — a kidney in 1954 — to transplant 1 million organs, and officials...

Trump-backed Diehl to take on Healey in Mass. governor race

Sep. 07, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Geoff Diehl, a former state representative endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has won the Republican nomination for Massachusetts governor over businessman Chris Doughty, who was considered the more moderate candidate in the race. The victory for Diehl sets up...

What to watch in Massachusetts' primary election

Sep. 05, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Republicans hoping to hold on to the Massachusetts governor's office are choosing between a Donald Trump-backed candidate and a more moderate businessman in Tuesday's primary election. Massachusetts is just the latest blue state to feature a top-of-the-ticket contest...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 02, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. September 1, 2022. Editorial: It will take more than one day of recognition to stop CT’s growing opioid epidemic It should draw the attention of every adult in Connecticut to know that Fiona Cullinan Firine said, “my son didn’t stand a...

Democratic Massachusetts attorney general race drops to 2

Aug. 30, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Democratic race for Massachusetts attorney general dwindled to just two candidates Tuesday when Quentin Palfrey officially suspended his campaign and endorsed Andrea Campbell, who will face off against fellow Democrat Shannon Liss-Riordan in next Tuesday's primary election. ...