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Hunt for bomber locks down Boston area

On Friday, with one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings dead, his brother was on the run and being pursued by hundreds of law enforcement officials in a manhunt that shut down Boston and several neighboring towns.

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In Massachusetts, Warren race a ground operation

In the central Massachusetts region, the city of Worcester and Worcester County are seen as crucial to the race.

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Despite attack ads, Elizabeth Warren gains steam (with video)

Elizabeth Warren's campaign to defeat tea-party darling Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., has surged to frontrunner status.

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Barney Frank retires, leaving a strong progressive legacy

Liberals, labor and progressives mourned while Wall Street breathed a sigh of relief when Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., announced his retirement Nov. 28 after 30 years in office.

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Progressive Democrat vies to take back Kennedy seat

Many in Massachusetts were unhappy to see Republican Scott Brown win the late Ted Kennedy's Senate seat in 2010 - now they are throwing themselves into the campaign to elect Elizabeth Warren.

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Massachusetts aims to curb modern-day slavery

Massachusetts is one of only five states without a law aimed at ending human trafficking, but a bill introduced Jan. 20 into both the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives aims to change that.

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Key Obama ally re-elected in Massachusetts

Massachusetts voters rejected the anti-incumbent, pro-Republican wave that swept much of the country on Tuesday.

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Mass. vote shouldn’t dampen immigration reform prospects, leaders say

National Latino civil rights advocates, labor leaders and immigrant rights supporters say comprehensive immigration reform remains a bipartisan effort despite Tuesday's election results.

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Massachusetts vote shows people want results

Yesterday's Senate contest in Massachusetts shows that voters are "frustrated at the lack of action coming from Washington," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said today.

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Massachusetts voters’ message to Washington: It’s time for action

Washington, DC — Service Employees International Union President Andy Stern released the following statement after Scott Brown's victory in Massachusetts.

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