An IndyCar race

Reporter Adam Reilly sits down with Mark Perrone, the CEO of Grand Prix of Boston, about bringing a largescale sporting event to Boston in the wake of Boston 2024’s failed Olympic bid.

Senate President Stan Rosenberg

The world of Massachusetts politics can be a little Boston-centric. Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis sat down with Senate President Stan Rosenberg—who represents a few of the state's western districts—to talk about what the folks around here get wrong about the Wild West.

The mothership

Has the gun control debate in Washington turned Congressman Seth Moulton from idealist to cynic? David Bernstein, Peter Kadzis, and Adam Reilly of WGBH News caught up and took stock of the Bay State's representatives in Washington.

Mattapan, the heart of District 4

Boston's preliminary city council elections were pretty quiet...except in District 4. Callie Crossley, host of "Under the Radar with Callie Crossley," and Valerie Linson, executive producer of "Basic Black" and "Open Studio," explain political newcomer Andrea Joy Campbell's surprise defeat of incumbent Charles Yancey.

The beautiful Boston Public Library

The Scrum gets booted from the Boston Public Library when Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis, and The Boston Globe's Joan Vennochi try to discuss the dysfunction plaguing the institution in the Central Branch's courtyard.

How does a kid from Cambridge who went to good schools and had friends and teachers who loved him go on to co-stage the Boston Marathon bombings?

The Politics of Snowstorms

The Scrum podcast takes a closer look at Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's governing during one of the biggest snow weeks in Massachusetts history. Plus, how long will "Dear Leader" (aka House Speaker Robert DeLeo) stay on as Speaker?

Mrs. & Mr. 'New Boston ': Linda Dorcena Forry and Bill Forry

Each week on The Scrum we talk about media and politics, and this week we're talking with a couple who have their feet in both worlds

What's Your 2015 Political Resolution?

As 2015 approaches, it's a natural time to take stock of the year gone by and to craft our aspirations for the year to come. And that's as true in the world of Massachusetts politics as it is anywhere els

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Race, Recovery, and Pressure from the Press

As Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wraps up his first year in office, The Scrum sat down with him to size up what he was pleased with, what was more challenging than he expected— and more personal topics including why Mayor Menino's passing has changed the way he feels about his job, and his ability to balance being an active member of the recovery community with a job that requires non-stop attention.

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