BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts should create a centralized COVID-19 vaccine sign-up system to let all residents pre-register for shots, confirm eligibility and receive a notification when an...
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch’s office announced Friday that the Massachusetts Democrat has tested positive for COVID-19, despite having received a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine and...
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) — A man who died in an off-road Jeep crash in Rhode Island over the weekend has been publicly identified by authorities as a Plymouth, Massachusetts resident.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Congress will launch an investigation into sexual assault, disappearances, deaths and the leadership's response at Fort Hood after 28 soldiers stationed at the U.S. Army base...
Longtime Rep. Stephen Lynch defeats infectious diseases specialist Robbie Goldstein in Massachusetts’ Democratic primary
BOSTON (AP) — Longtime Rep. Stephen Lynch defeats infectious diseases specialist Robbie Goldstein in Massachusetts’ Democratic primary.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers Monday that he has warned allies of President Donald Trump that the president’s repeated attacks on the legitimacy of mail-in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Causi, a highly skilled and exceedingly popular sports photographer for The New York Post who covered the city’s teams for 25 years, died Sunday from the new coronavirus....
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Democratic panel on Tuesday recommended that Rep. Carolyn Maloney lead the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee, and if the party’s caucus goes along, the...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A coalition of U.S. representatives from New England has introduced legislation to establish Rhode Island and surrounding counties in Massachusetts and Connecticut as a...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch is hoping to replace Elijah Cummings as chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
BOSTON (AP) — The South Boston Vietnam Memorial, one of the nation's first formal memorials to Vietnam veterans, is being rededicated on its 38th anniversary.
BOSTON (AP) — Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are taking different approaches to the question of whether Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a World War II memorial was vandalized in Boston.
Authorities say the vandalism was reported Monday morning, and troopers found an oil-like...
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch has been named chairman of the House's National Security Subcommittee.
Lynch said one of his top tasks will be to restart congressional oversight of President Donald Trump's national defense strategy, which he described as "ill-defined and prone to sudden and erratic revision."
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — The suspect in a bank robbery that led to the lock-out at three Hartford schools will be returning to Vermont from Massachusetts, where he was arrested.
Hartford police say they obtained an arrest warrant for 28-year-old Stephen Lynch, formerly of Windsor, Vermont.
Police say Lynch went into the Mascoma Savings Bank about 2 p.m. Monday and passed a note implying he had a weapon.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says he now supports Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House speaker, breaking away from a group of Democratic representatives who earlier said they would not support her.
Lynch said Friday he's been assured the House will prioritize helping working families in the next session. His office says the change of heart came after "several days of productive conversations."
BOSTON (AP) — Incoming U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is planning to support Nancy Pelosi as the next House speaker.
The Massachusetts Democrat said in a statement Monday she's backing Pelosi because of her "progressive track record and her express commitment to bring a background check bill to the floor."
Pressley has called for tougher legislation aimed at reducing gun violence. She pointed to three fatal shootings in her 7th Congressional District during her first week in Washington.
BOSTON (AP) — With Democrats back in control of the U.S. House of Representatives, business leaders will be hearing from a member of the Massachusetts delegation about priorities for the next two-year session of Congress.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is scheduled to address a meeting of the New England Council in Boston on Monday.
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is ramping up his opposition to Nancy Pelosi as the next House speaker as Democrats prepare to formally retake the chamber in January.
The Massachusetts Democrat is instead pushing Rep. Marcia Fudge for the post. In a tweet Wednesday, Moulton said he had "full faith" in the Ohio Democrat to lead the new Congress.
BOSTON (AP) — From cracks at President Donald Trump's lawsuits, to jokes about a video of Gov. Charlie Baker's holiday bar hop, Boston's St. Patrick's Day breakfast Sunday was a hoot to many.
The breakfast, started over a century ago, has grown into an annual political roast. This year's event was held at the Ironworkers Local 7 union hall. It was co-hosted by Congressman Stephen Lynch and Boston city councilor Michael Flaherty, both Democrats.
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren participated in a dedication ceremony Wednesday for a commemorative chair in Washington designed to honor American prisoners of war and the tens of thousands of service members missing in action.
The 1850s, hand-carved oak chair dedicated to the approximately 91,662 POWs and those missing in action was unveiled during a ceremony at Emancipation Hall on the U.S. Capitol grounds.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on child pornography charges in connection with an online repository at a local high school that contained sexually explicit photos of dozens of female students.
The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2xw1Aih ) that Burrillville Police arrested the boy Thursday. He has not been identified because he is a juvenile.
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston-based software engineer plans to challenge Congressman Stephen Lynch if he seeks re-election.
Brianna Wu filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission this week indicating she's planning to run for the 8th Congressional District in 2018.
Wu works at the video game company Giant Spacekat. Wu and Lynch are Democrats.
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston-based software engineer says she plans to challenge Congressman Stephen Lynch if he seeks re-election.
Brianna Wu filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission this week indicating she's planning to run for Lynch's 8th Congressional District seat in 2018.
Wu is lead engineer at the video game company Giant Spacekat. Wu and Lynch are both Democrats.
BOSTON (AP) — Congressman Stephen Lynch is backing Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan's campaign to unseat Nancy Pelosi as House Democratic leader.
The Boston Democrat said Monday he respects Pelosi, but believes Democrats need to change direction and widen their focus to regain the trust of hard-working American families who are the party's traditional base.
The fight for control of Congress may be raging nationwide, but Massachusetts has been a calm outpost this election year.
Neither of the state's two Democratic U.S. senators, Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, is up for re-election and the state's all-Democratic House delegation seems unlikely to change.
Republicans are on the ballot in only four districts.
BOSTON (AP) — It's the weekend before a presidential election and that can mean only one thing in Massachusetts: Top Democrats are heading north to help turn out the vote in New Hampshire.
Among those planning to stump for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday are U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and U.S. Reps. Seth Moulton, Katherine Clark and Stephen Lynch.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on rising EpiPen prices (all times local):
A Democratic congressman is suggesting that public outrage over the increase in price for the EpiPen could help Congress pass legislation allowing Medicare to directly negotiate drug prices with companies.
BOSTON (AP) — Democratic incumbents in all nine Massachusetts U.S. House districts are stockpiling money ahead of the November election, although five face no challengers.
Richard Neal tops the fundraising list with nearly $3 million in his account as of the end of June, followed by Joe Kennedy with more than $2.5 million. Next is Seth Moulton with nearly $1.2 million. Neither Neal nor Moulton has a Republican or Democratic challenger.