Marty Walsh

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and special guest Gintautas Dumcius — of The Dorchester Reporter and soon to be of State House News Service — evaluate Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's first 100 days in office.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says Boston should have a vote on the proposed Revere and Everett casinos, and that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission doesn't have the authority to determine whether or not Boston is a "host community" for the abutting casino developments.

Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis break down the strategy.

The Scrum

In our inaugural Hiberno-Scrum, Adam Reilly poses the question: By trying to get the organizers of the St. Patrick's Day parade to allow LGBT marchers, did he mistakenly given them an outsize platform? 

Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein come into the parlor to discuss.

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about Felix D. Arroyo's run for Suffolk County register of probate, and the run to replace Marty Walsh in the House.
David Bernstein breaks down former state Democratic Party head John Walsh's endorsement of Democratic attorney general candidate Warren Tolman, while Peter Kadzis analyzes Worcester Mayor Joe Petty's endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Avellone.
Adam Reilly, Callie Crossley and David Bernstein assess new Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's reaction to a recent spate of shootings.

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.

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein assess the almost-certainly-not-Scrum-inspired appointments Boston Mayor Marty Walsh made to his cabinet this week.
Still No Marty Walsh Cabinet: Weird Or Really Weird? Plus, Bonus Scrums

On this week's edition of The Scrum, Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein consider sound of no cabinet members being announced by Marty Walsh.

But wait, there's more: In our bonus Scrums, Reilly and Bernstein mull over Gabriel Gomez' 'klan' gaffe, while Kadzis explains MaPoli limbo to Reilly.

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.

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