“Republicans are getting worse”: Barney
Salon“Republicans are getting worse”: Barney Frank unloads on GOP bigotry — and ...SalonOne of my biggest mistakes was opposing Michael Dukakis, but I actually enjoyed having the chance to mention that. Other than that, I didn't really regret any of it. I looked forward to the chance to talk about it. By the way, there was this myth that ...
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 5:30 am
'Frank: A Life in Politics From the Great
Boston Globe (subscription)'Frank: A Life in Politics From the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage' by ...Boston Globe (subscription)It encompassed troubleshooting for Boston Mayor Kevin White, feuding with former Massachusetts governor Michael S. Dukakis, defending President Clinton during impeachment hearings, and coauthoring a landmark law regulating Wall Street. Frank has ...and more »
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 7:59 pm
Bill Clinton: The last Democrat nominee who
Communities Digital NewsBill Clinton: The last Democrat nominee who liked peopleCommunities Digital NewsGeorge McGovern, Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale and Michael Dukakis were all honest Democrats who lost landslide elections. One message Democrats learned is that for a liberal candidate to govern a center-right nation, they have to disguise their ...Put a Fork In It...Hillary's Toast!TheBlaze.comHillary's meritocracy problem: The GOP will paint her as an elitist — and the ...Salonall 967 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 3:06 pm
Pols poke fun at snowstorms, MBTA troubles -
Pols poke fun at snowstorms, MBTA troublesSentinel & EnterpriseMichael Dukakis, who was in charge during the Blizzard of 1978. Dukakis told Walsh to "use the sweater" in an homage to the Star Wars character Obi-Wan Kenobi, which propelled Walsh's press conferences into a series of surreal scenes featuring falling ...and more »
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 3:40 am
The Clintons, Obamas and the ghost of
Communities Digital NewsThe Clintons, Obamas and the ghost of Michael DukakisCommunities Digital NewsHis name is Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor and failed presidential candidate. Before him came Walter Mondale, Jimmy Carter and George McGovern. They were all politically liberal presidential candidates who lost their elections by a ...
Posted on 13 March 2015 | 9:49 am
Hey presidential front-runners: Don’t get
Remember presidential contenders Rudy Giuliani? Gary Hart? Mitt Romney’s father? They were front-runners in national polls at this point in past presidential election cycles. By the time people actually started… Click to Continue »
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 11:54 am
General election 2015: the drama behind the
As Cameron and Miliband prepare to take part in the first TV debate, Peter Walker retraces the winding, rocky path that got them here At 9pm British television viewers finally get to see the first of this year’s pre-election party leaders’ debates. In keeping with the endlessly fractious and convoluted process leading up to this point, it’s neither an event any leader particularly wanted nor ...
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 10:42 am
Cruz looking for likability
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has been working to soften his public persona.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:09 am
Amid change, Greek pride shines
LOWELL -- When Maria Booras thinks of the Hellenic American Academy's place in the city's Greek community, she calls it a link, a foundation, an anchor.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 4:02 am
Some Memorable One-Liners
A few notable lines from Monday night's dinner: n "Can you say 'Michael Dukakis'?" -- City Manager Kevin Murphy, hesitating before putting on a wig of green curly hair, referencing the former governor.
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 3:58 am
Hey presidential front-runners: Don’t get
Michael Dukakis became the 1988 nominee. What about 2016? Clinton is enduring new scrutiny of her emails while secretary of state. She slipped 6 percentage points in a CNN/ORC poll of Democrats earlier this month.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:28 am
Amid change, Greek pride shines
Paul Tsongas, the late senator, was a Greek Lowellian. Michael Dukakis, the former governor and presidential candidate, is the son of two Lowell-area Greek immigrants. The Demoulas family of Market Basket fame that immigrated to Lowell about a century ago ...
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 2:39 pm
Hospital Hill observations
two Irishmen convicted, under questionable circumstances, of murder and hanged for it in 1806. They were exonerated in 1984 by Gov. Michael Dukakis. Their memory is kept green by ceremonies at the memorial.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 1:23 pm
Convicted killer who escaped prison for 20
His life sentence for the murder of Robinson was commuted by Governor Michael Dukakis in 1978; he has been seeking parole for his sentence in the death of Pigott. Pigott’s relatives, including his elderly brother, Robert, attended the Parole Board ...
Posted on 24 March 2015 | 6:00 pm
Why 2016 is do or die election for American
Not since George H.W. Bush ran for what amounted to Ronald Reagan’s third term in 1988 – vowing no new taxes while attacking Michael Dukakis for being the leftist he was – has the country had a truly American presidential election. But that first ...
Posted on 24 March 2015 | 10:12 am
Ben Affleck: Republicans 'had a chance'
Ben Affleck is comparing U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to past campaign losers Al Gore, Michael Dukakis and Bob Dole.
Posted on 2 October 2012 | 6:35 am
Casino foes push for new study of costs,
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is pressing lawmakers to request a new, independent analysis of the costs and benefits of expanded gaming even as lawmakers hammer out the details of a casino bill that could be debated as early as next month.
Posted on 7 December 2009 | 8:48 am
Former Gov. Dukakis argues for Senate
Michael Dukakis says he favors Massachusetts changing its Senate succession law so the current governor can name a temporary replacement for Sen. Edward Kennedy, but the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee won't say if he'd be a candidate for the
Posted on 16 September 2009 | 10:19 am
HHS names health technology coordinator
A former Harvard Medical School professor who has advised Sen. Edward Kennedy and one-time Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis will lead health information technology efforts for the Obama administration.
Posted on 20 March 2009 | 3:03 am
Resolved Question: Who was the better
Posted on 17 August 2013 | 2:51 pm
Resolved Question: Why did Governor Michael
I am watching the debate between those two on C-SPAN right now and thought that the former had a better charisma and better positions. So I'm wondering why did the people choose George Bush? I can think of two reasons but I could be wrong. One thing is popular president Ronald Reagan's endorsement and another thing that Bush promised not to raise taxes. Am I right or wrong? What other reasons did George Bush win over Michael Dukakis?
Posted on 20 October 2012 | 8:09 pm
Resolved Question: Recently Michael Dukakis
as the 2nd to the 5th and these have to be people that lost the election not got elected President. People who if running for President was a crime they would be on death row for the horrible campaign they ran
Posted on 8 March 2012 | 4:49 pm
Resolved Question: What would have happened
Also, did you vote for him (if old enough)?
Posted on 8 April 2011 | 11:53 pm
Resolved Question: What is Dukakis 2012?
I was watching SNL with Zack Galifianakis and I don't get that reference he made during the opening monologue.
Posted on 21 March 2011 | 9:50 pm