The Scrum podcast heads to Capitol Coffee on Beacon Hill for a chat with the former (and future?) Senator Mo Cowan. Reilly speaks with him about wrestling Mitch McConnell, what Charlie Baker learned from Deval Patrick, and why he's not ruling out a return to public life.
Massachusetts elects an attractive man who has not held any elected office before, with a business demeanor talking about reforming Beacon Hill. We're starting to see a pattern, here. This week: post-election Scrum.
If you turn on the TV between now and November 4th, be prepared to see lots of political ads. This week, The Scrum podcast bring you the good, the bad, and the unfair in the world of Massachusetts and Boston campaign ads.
It's cart-before-the-horse week at The Scrum -- Lighting Rounds today and an extra-special State of the Commonwealth/State of the Union edition of The Scrum on Monday.
In the meantime, watch Adam Reilly and David Bernstein talk about encouraging poll results for both Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley and GOP corner-office aspirant Charlie Baker, while Reilly and Peter Kadzis compare the financial situations in which Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh find themselves.
Who will succeed Gov. Deval Patrick? Will Marty Walsh raze the BRA?
Noted clairvoyants Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis look to 2014, and make some predictions for the year ahead in Boston and Massachusetts politics.