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Briefings: Riffenburg Bows out of Holyoke’s Ward 6 Race…

UPDATED 6/10/15 11:06AM: To include reaction from Kevin Jourdain. There is still time on the clock, but as it stands the race to succeed Holyoke Ward 6 Councilor Todd McGee now is down to one candidate. This evening Mark Riffenburg, a political organizer and former deputy

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Manic Monday Markup 6/8/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Turkey where amid possible voter fatigue, President Recip Tayyip Erdogan suffered a major political setback when his Justice & Development party failed to obtain a majority in Parliamentary elections this weekend. Erdogan, who was prime minister from 2002

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Manic Monday Markup 6/1/15…

The Feds: We begin today in Washington, where two events have rocked the political world in very different ways. On Saturday night, Joseph “Beau” Biden, III, son of the Vice-President, died at the age of 46, losing a battle with brain cancer that was largely