Entries in The Scrum by WGBH News


WGBH's Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis talk to Senator Jamie Eldridge and political scientist Peter Ubertaccio about the intra-party challenges of Massachusetts' Democratic party. 

WGBH’s Peter Kadzis was joined by MassLive’s Gin Dumcius, Politico’s Lauren Dezenski, and WGBH’s Mike Deehan to grade the performances of Massachusetts’ political leaders.

Shadowgate: The Fate Of The Winthrop Square Tower
Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis talked to WGBH Reporter Isaiah Thompson about the Winthrop Square Tower and the shadow it could cast over Boston Common and the Boston Planning and Development Authority.
A Podcast Crossover Of Epic Proportions: The Lincoln Review Joins The Scrum

For this special crossover episode of The Scrum, Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis were joined by the two hosts of the Lincoln Review Podcast, Republican interpreters Jeff Semon and Ed Lyons.

Cleaning The Plate On The St. Patrick's Day Breakfast

Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis dive deep into the 2017  St. Patrick's Day Breakfast and what it tells us about the state of Mass. Politics with Gintautus Dumcius of Mass Live and the Springfield Republic and Lauren Dezenski, author of Politico's Massachusetts Playbook. 

Can Anyone Beat Charlie Baker After Mass. Was Ranked Best State In The Nation?

A recent report from US News & World Report ranked Massachusetts as the best state in the country. Gov. Charlie Baker made the media rounds after the report was released, including an interview on CBS This Morning, touting the greatness of the state. With everything in the Massachusetts apparently going so well, how is any candidate challenging the Governor going to have a chance in the upcoming gubernatorial race? To help answer this question, WGBH's Peter Kadzis and Adam Reilly were joined by the former chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party John Walsh. 

One Week Down, Four Years To Go: Mass. Politics In Trump's America

The country feels like it is already in disarray after only one week of Trump's Presidency. Trump's onslaught of executive orders, specifically his Immigration ban, have caused a swell of activist and civil rights advocates to protest against the President and the legality of the ban.  WGBH's Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis were joined by Politico's Lauren Dezenski and MassLive's Gintautas Dumcius to discuss how Trump's immigration ban will impact the people of the commonwealth and its politics. 

Will Setti Warren Run For Governor? Speculations On The 2018 Gubernatorial Race Adam Reilly was joined by Andy Metzger from the State House News Service, Mike Deehan from WGBH, and Lauren Dezenski from Politico to speculate on possible Democratic candidates for governor in 2018 and if Newton Mayor Setti Warren will run.
A Debate On Charter Schools Live From The BPL

Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis were joined by Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson and The Massachusetts State Director of Families for Excellent Schools Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo for a debate on ballot question two which would lift the cap on charter schools in Massachusetts

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