Tompkins, Arroyo campaigning together

Tompkins, Arroyo join hands on campaign trail.

City Council votes to block Boston Police from detaining immigrants

The City Council passed a resolution that would bar Boston Police from horing Immigration and Customs Enforcement orders to hold immigrants suspected of violating immigration law.

Candidates for statewide office, 2014

Massachusetts Primary - listing of candidates for constitutional offices in Massachusetts for the 2014 election cycle

Listing of Candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor

Listing of Candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor

Tolman touts party endorsement, diverse support at Haley House

Many top city leaders came together to help Warren Tolman, candidate for attorney general,earn the endorsement of the Democratic State Convention in Worcester.

Martha Coakley announces Grove Hall campaign office

Attorney General Martha Coakley, candidate for governor, announced this week the opening of a new campaign office on 634 Warren St. in Grove Hall.

Sen. Chang-Díaz to hold neighborhood office hours this summer

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz encourages any resident or interested party to discuss any community, regional or statewide issues of concern at her neighborhood office hours.

Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera endorses Grossman for governor

Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera endorsed State Treasurer Steve Grossman in his campaign for governor this week, highlighting his record of creating jobs and economic opportunity.

Mayor endorses Sheriff Tompkins

Mayor Martin Walsh endorses Sheriff Steve Tompkins at his Dudley Square campaign office opening

Walsh administration solicits ideas for civic academies

Mayor soliciting ideas for program to help Bostonians become more civically active

Blacks, Latinos, Asians cite gains in Democratic Party

After eight years with an African American governor, blacks, Latinos, Asians exert more influence on Democratic Party politics.

Sheriff Tompkins touts progress, endorsements as he faces first election

Sheriff Steve Tompkins is focused on reducing recidivism among inmates in the Suffolk County House of Corrections and reducing violence in the the communities of Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop.

Gubernatorial candidates reach out to black delegates, voters in advance of convention

The five Democratic candidates for governor gave their positions on economic, housing and social issues during a forum sponsored by Democratic ward committees representing black, Latino and white liberal voters in Boston.

Blacks, Latinos concerned about Martin Walsh administration hiring

As Martin Walsh enters his sixth month as mayor, political observers in Boston’s black, Latino and Asian communities are cautiously optimistic about his administration’s work in the neighborhoods of Boston.

Why student debt matters: Q&A with Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren knows what education can do. Her new book, "A Fighting Chance," tells of what it did for her — starting at age 16, when she secretly applied to college and persuaded her parents to let her go. After ...