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Voting as Family Tradition

Instilling Civic Duty at an Early Age in the 2012 Election. Originally published November 9, 2012 My grandmother, Clara Baker (known as Clara Baker Cohen after she got married), grew up in Somerville. She attended junior high and high school … Continue reading

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All Politics is Hyperlocal

Getting out the vote during dinner and bedtime Originally published¬†May 12, 2011¬† In 2001, Michael was elected to his first political office in Brookline, filling the Town Meeting seat vacated by Representative Frank Smizik upon his election to the State … Continue reading

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