Democratic activists want party leaders to oppose Governor Baker, loudly and consistently. They’re not likely to get what they want.
There are constitutional reasons for the lack of opposition politics on Beacon Hill, for sure. But there are also political reasons for the lack of partisan combat.
Working families or CEOs? The budget deal on the earned income tax credit marks another Beacon Hill win for "the heavenly chorus."
Political analysis and commentary from political science professors who love real-life politics — especially of the Massachusetts variety.