The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) Barry Saunders columnThe StateUntil last week, the dumbest question I'd ever heard a professional journalist ask a political candidate was the one former CNN anchor Bernie Shaw asked Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis during his debate with George H.W. Bush in 1988.and more »
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 7:33 pm
The Party's party: Brookline Dems flock to
The Party's party: Brookline Dems flock to fete to support candidates, get ...Wicked Local BrooklineAmong those who headlined the event was former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, who helped start the Brookline Democratic Town Committee. "It has a long history here," he told the TAB before heading in to speak to the assembled audience.
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 7:05 pm
True Blue: Obama Set to Boost Candidates in
True Blue: Obama Set to Boost Candidates in Dem StrongholdsNBCNews.comThe last time a Democratic presidential nominee lost Michigan, Maryland or Pennsylvania, it was the 1988 drubbing of Michael Dukakis. They're also all states that Obama won handily in both of his elections. In 2012, he won Connecticut by 18 points; ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 9:20 am
POLITICS: Meet Matt Patrick and Gov. Michael
POLITICS: Meet Matt Patrick and Gov. Michael DukakisWicked Local KingstonMichael Dukakis invite the public to a meet and greet reception in support of Patrick, who is running for state Senate. The reception will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Kiskadee Coffee Company, 18 Main St., Plymouth. Coffee, tea, soft ...
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 8:18 am
Mass. lieutenant governor hopefuls labor in
Boston GlobeMass. lieutenant governor hopefuls labor in obscurityBoston GlobeLieutenant Governor Evelyn Murphy accused Governor Michael Dukakis of excluding her from budget meetings when the economy cratered in 1990. When Dukakis prepared to leave town, she threatened to slash spending without his consent, declaring, ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 7:46 am
Michael Dukakis Testifies For Defense In
Former Massachusetts governor and controversial presidential candidate Michael Dukakis testified for the defense in a trial related to the Boston Bombing. Dukakis, testifying on behalf of accused collaborator Robel Phillipos, was called by the defense as a character witness for the young man. Dukakis says he is a close friend of the boy’s family and Michael Dukakis Testifies For Defense In ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 3:22 pm
Michael Dukakis testifies for Robel
Matt Bradwell BOSTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Former governor of Mass. Michael Dukakis took the stand in Boston to testify on behalf of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 3:02 pm
Former governor testifies in Boston Marathon
BOSTON—Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, was called as a defence witness Thursday for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, telling jurors about a conversation he had with the defendant five days after the deadly bombing. Robel Phillipos, 20, is charged with lying to authorities about his movements three days ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 12:36 pm
Michael Dukakis, ex-governor and
BOSTON - Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, was called as a defence witness Thursday for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, telling jurors about a conversation he had with the defendant five days after the deadly bombing.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 11:10 am
Ex-Governor Dukakis Testifies in Marathon
Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis told a jury that the ex-college student charged with lying to federal investigators probing the Boston Marathon bombings seemed “confused” after his FBI interview.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 10:37 am
GOD ad a throw back to infamous “Willie
A recent campaign ad from the National Republican Campaign Committee is drawing comparisons to the infamous “Willie Horton” ad launched by the GOP to discredit Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in 1988. The 2014 ad is being called ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 10:14 am
Obama Is Missing in Action in Iowa Debate
It is Iowa, after all. A strange thing happened Thursday at the trial of a friend of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect: Michael Dukakis took the stand in his defense. Mr. Dukakis, a former Massachusetts governor and Democratic presidential ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 8:04 am
Michael Dukakis Testified for Defense of
Michael Dukakis, the former governor of Massachusetts and nominee for the Democratic Party during the 1988 presidential race, testified for the defense in federal court in the trial of Robel Phillipos, a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect of last ...
Posted on 18 October 2014 | 7:07 am
Michael Dukakis Testified for Dzhokhar
A bizarre twist in a Marathon bombing side trial. A former friend and classmate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now charged with lying to the FBI has a bizarrely high-profile witness on his side: former Massachusetts governor and failed ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 11:35 pm
Michael Dukakis testifies for Robel
BOSTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) --Former governor of Massacheusetts and 1988 Democratic nominee for president Michael Dukakis took the stand in Boston to testify on behalf of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Robel Phillipos stands ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 8:20 pm
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