Wynn reaches out to Foxboro residents – Lynch explores new district towns – Murphy on Greater Boston on de-whipping

THE BULLAGIO:I’ve been trying to think what kind of casino Steve Wynn would find appropriate for Foxboro. Maybe something involving quaint colonial-looking cottages, or maybe with a sail boat sticking out of the middle of the town. It’s going to look like a Christmas Tree Shop and Route 1 had a baby, only bigger and with legal gambling. (Globe)

BETTER KNOW A DISTRICT: In which Steven Lynch discovers the rest of the South Shore.

HOUSE OF BLUES: Former House Whip Charley Murphy sat down with Emily Rooney yesterday to go over, for the millionth time, why he’s no longer Whip.


Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich drop the gloves in N.H. – BostonHerald.com: www.bostonherald.com

Political Potpourri: Mitt Romney’s big bet, Occupy Boston’s future and more – Greater Boston: www.wgbh.org

Mitt’s $10,000 pyramid – CommonWealth Magazine: www.commonwealthmagazine.org

Romney attacks on Gingrich raising stakes in Iowa – AP: www.boston.com


Mass. Gov. Patrick "close" to naming casino chief – AP: www.boston.com

Gov. Patrick: Occupy Boston tapped economic fears – AP: www.boston.com

‘It’s a Christmas tree. I’ve always called it a Christmas tree,’ Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says | masslive.com: www.masslive.com

Peabody mayor-elect meets with Patrick » Local News » SalemNews.com, Salem, MA: www.salemnews.com


Democratic state Rep. Thomas Conroy ends Senate bid – AP: www.gazettenet.com

The Daily Item: Sixth District candidates discuss transparency in family matters: www.itemlive.com

Frank’s seat draws interest from several prominent Democrats – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: thesunchronicle.com

4 Democrats vie for Mass. Senate seat – AP: www.boston.com


Former House majority whip Rep. Charles Murphy explains his resignation – Greater Boston: www.wgbh.org

Top legislator in Massachusetts says state government is facing $1 billion shortfall for next fiscal year | masslive.com: www.masslive.com


Upping the ante in Foxboro – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: thesunchronicle.com

Casino builder courts Foxborough – The Boston Globe: www.boston.com

Foxborough selectmen to discuss proposed casino: www.myfoxboston.com


Congressman Lynch making the rounds in Quincy, Weymouth – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger: www.patriotledger.com


Councilors quiz Feeney on clerk’s job – Metro – The Boston Globe: www.bostonglobe.com

Over 1,000 question state education boss » Merrimack Valley » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA: www.eagletribune.com

Holyoke mayor-elect Alex Morse set to attend White House holiday party, says transition conference was helpful | masslive.com: www.masslive.com

Slight tax break on the way | WWLP.com: www.wwlp.com


Pal: I thought Sal DiMasi would ‘cut a deal’ – BostonHerald.com: www.bostonherald.com

Veterans say they face delays getting benefits: www.myfoxboston.com

Massport still interviewing – CommonWealth Magazine: www.commonwealthmagazine.org

Ex-UMass chief given deal totaling $568,429 – The Boston Globe: www.boston.com

Mass. marks National Guard’s 375 anniversary – AP: www.boston.com


CT – Attorney: Malloy’s Food Stamp Hearings Should Be Delayed – Courant.com: www.courant.com

ME – Maine Medicaid deficit mainly due to budget miscalculations | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram: www.pressherald.com

VT – Shumlin wants $25 million more to cover Irene damages – AP: www.reformer.com

NH – Mitt Romney grilled by gay NH veteran – AP: www.gazettenet.com


Urbans and Suburbans in State Government | MassPoliticsProfs: www.masspoliticsprofs.com

Red Mass Group:: Broadside Appearance with Tom Conroy: www.redmassgroup.com