Biden Picks 1st Transgender Person for Senate-Confirmed Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving...
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  • Press Release
  • Jan 20, 2021
  • CBS 8

‘Chucks and Pearls’: Women Show Support for Vice President-Elect Harris

SAN DIEGO — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ is set to become the first woman Vice President of the United States in just three days. Now women...
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City Councilor Michelle Wu Supports Havard’s Split With Rep. Stefanik, Condemns ‘Violent, Armed Insurrection’ At Capitol

Boston City Councilor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu told Boston Public Radio on Tuesday that she support’s the Harvard Kennedy School of...
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Boston City Council Declares Insurrectionist-in-Chief Needs to Go

The Boston City Council today went on record unanimously calling for the removal of the man who is on the precipice of becoming the first president...
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With Marty Walsh’s Departure, Endorsements Have Piled into Boston’s Mayoral Race. Here’s Who Has Backed Candidates.

Mayor Marty Walsh’s expected, imminent departure for a role in the incoming Biden Administration has blown open Boston’s mayoral race, igniting and...
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2020 Bostonians of the Year: The Front Line

They stood up to fight the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and racial injustice. Meet the people leading us through a harrowing year. Every year...
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Women Make Historic Electoral Gains Over Four Years

An occasional series about women’s gains and losses in the Trump era Four years ago, the defeat of the first major-party female presidential nominee...
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Emerge MA Alum Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui Works with Public Health Officials to Ensure Community Health and Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of Cambridge announced Friday it will delay entering Step Two of Phase Three of Massachusetts’s reopening plan, after determining it would...
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Somerville Residents and Leaders, including Emerge MA Alum Kristen Strezo, Protest End of Eviction Moratorium

On Sunday, Somerville residents and elected leaders marched to City Hall to call for more tenant protections. Around 50 people, among them several...
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Lowell School Committee members, including Emerge MA alum Jackie Doherty, declare racism a public health crisis

Despite the City Council’s rejection of a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis, the School Committee Wednesday passed a motion to...
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