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 MONITOR:

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

DEVAL DIGEST:

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

MASS. 2012 ELECTIONS:

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

LEGISLATURE:

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

CASINOS:

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

THE FEDS:

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

LOCAL POLITICS:

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

MISC:

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

AROUND NEW ENGLAND:

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

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