Courthouse may be named for retired justice
MassLive.comCourthouse may be named for retired justice IrelandBoston GlobeAfter being appointed a Juvenile Court judge in 1977, Ireland was elevated to the Appeals Court in 1990 by Governor Michael S. Dukakis. Governor William F. Weld appointed him to the SJC in 1997, and Governor Deval Patrick named him chief justice of the ...Hampden County courthouse proposed to be renamed after Roderick Ireland ...MassLive.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 2:13 pm
NH is home to presidential paraphernalia
Boston GlobeNH is home to presidential paraphernalia quirky and rareBoston GlobeFor Pignatelli, her collection of candidate signatures started when a visiting staffer for Michael Dukakis accidentally left a pen mark on her wall. They made the staffer sign the scribble, and a tradition was born. “We thought it would be a really ...and more »
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 1:28 pm
Talking about jobs isn't the only way to
GristTalking about jobs isn't the only way to lure voters into the climate movementGristA series of stiff, technocratic presidential nominees — from Michael Dukakis to Al Gore to John Kerry — hoped that if they laid out some complex plans to tweak the tax code and make targeted economic investments, the elusive Joe and Jane Sixpack ...Bernie Sanders will use proximity to NH to his favorBoston Globeall 708 news articles »
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 11:37 am
A Brief History of Presidential Food
New York MagazineA Brief History of Presidential Food ControversiesNew York MagazineWhile running for president in 1988, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis probably thought he was being helpful when he suggested to Iowa corn and soybean farmers that they diversify their crops by growing Belgian endive, but Republicans used the ...
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 9:11 am
Boston 2024 brings its Olympics campaign to
Boston GlobeBoston 2024 brings its Olympics campaign to BCBoston GlobeNEWTON — Organizers of the bid to host the Olympic Games in Boston in 2024 continued to pitch their plan to the public on Wednesday night, presenting details of the initiative at Boston College. Early in the meeting, Richard Davey, chief executive of ...and more »
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 6:41 pm
Obama set to release dozens of non-violent
Despite the bipartisan effort, worries still remain in releasing prisoners. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis's campaign for the White House in 1988 was damaged by the fact that he had supported a program that furloughed convicted murderer ...
Posted on 4 July 2015 | 11:00 am
Hillary Clinton: ‘I take a backseat to no
John F. Kennedy won the primary here in 1960 and former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis won it in 1988. New Hampshire made Bill Clinton “the comeback kid,” but he didn’t even win it — he finished second in New Hampshire in 1992, behind former ...
Posted on 4 July 2015 | 6:41 am
Jindal poses with gun at campaign stop, met
One commenter called it Jindal’s Dukakis moment, referencing the 1988 campaign photo of Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis riding in a tank. Politico refers to that image as one of the “worst campaign backfires in history.”
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 10:58 pm
Are you over 2016 already? Relive some
The last election of the 1980s would be marked by a debate moment that proved devastating to Michael Dukakis, an ad against him by the Bush campaign that proved equally damaging and a Republican running mate who would inspire more than a few jokes in the ...
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 11:02 pm
Hampden County courthouse proposed to be
After being appointed a Juvenile Court judge in 1977, Ireland was elevated to the Appeals Court in 1990 by Gov. Michael Dukakis and Gov. William Weld appointed him to the SJC in 1997. Gov. Deval Patrick named him chief justice of the SJC in 2010 and ...
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 2:11 pm