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The Money It Takes To Be Mayor

Suffolk County  District Attorney Daniel F. Conley speaks following his swearing-in ceremony at the Suffolk University School of Law on Jan. 5, 2011. He has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Boston and currently has the largest campaign war chest (Wikipedia Commons)

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley speaks following his swearing-in ceremony at the Suffolk University School of Law on Jan. 5, 2011. He has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Boston and currently has the largest campaign war chest (Wikipedia Commons)

Yet another city councilor threw his hat into the Mayoral Race today.  Rob Consalvo said that “Boston is a great city. But there are ways to make it even greater and to make sure everyone in it benefits from that greatness.”

Today we look into another question. The money question; it flows through Boston politics just as it does nationally.

Guest

John Carroll, Mass Communications professor at Boston University; blogger at CampaignOutsider.com 


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