The Scrum

THE SCRUM
8:14 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Domestic Violence And The Mass. Governor's Race

Adam Reilly, Callie Crossley and Peter Kadzis discuss the impact of recent domestic violence bills, and the Jared Remy case, on the Massachusetts political landscape.

LOCAL NEWS
6:17 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

The Scrum Lays Odds In The Mass. Casino Sweepstakes

If you’ve been following the casino sweepstakes here in Eastern Massachusetts, you probably weren’t surprised Revere voters approved a gambling resort on the 43 acres of Suffolk Downs within their city’s limits.

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THE SCRUM
3:21 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

The Scrum: #MaGov Missteps And The Politics Of St. Patrick's Day

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein put on their crisis management hats to review recent missteps by gubernatorial candidates Juliette Kayyem and Jeff McCormick.

Meanwhile in the Lightning Rounds, Adam Reilly and David Bernstein delved into another gubernatorial candidate, Steve Grossman, calling his competition, Martha Coakley, "squishy" on crime, and Reilly and Peter Kadzis threw a pre-emptive wake for the Southie St. Patrick's Day political breakfast.

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Politics & Government
8:39 am
Mon January 27, 2014

The Scrum Breaks Down The State Of The Commonwealth, State Of The Union

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein preview what Gov. Deval Patrick and President Barack Obama will say in their State-of speeches tonight, and ponder what's at stake for the speakers.

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THE SCRUM
3:35 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

The Scrum Asks: Will Marty Walsh Be Mayor For 20 Years?

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about whether mayor-elect Marty Walsh could stack up to Mayor Tom Menino in terms of mayoral longevity.

THE SCRUM
4:00 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

The Scrum: More Than Just The Boston Mayoral Race

On election day, Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis talk about some of the other races taking place while Boston chooses a new mayor.

THE SCRUM
6:40 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Old Vs. New In The Boston City Council Races

Everyone's eyes will be on the Boston mayoral race come November 5, but what about the Boston city council races? District 2, which includes the neighborhoods South Boston and Chinatown, is shaping up to be a particularly interesting race between incumbent City Councilor Bill Linehan and Suzanne Lee. WGBH News reporter Adam Reilly spoke about it with WGBH political analysts Peter Kadzis on The Scrum, WGBH's ongoing conversation about politics in Boston and across Massachusetts.

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THE SCRUM
12:37 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

The Scrum: Entering The Boston Mayor Election Home Stretch

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about candidates John Connolly and Marty Walsh's attempts to define each other.

THE SCRUM
3:32 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

The Scrum: Where Do Key Constituencies Fall In The Boston Mayor Race?

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about where the allegiances of different groups in the city fall: with John Connolly or Marty Walsh.

Politics & Government
2:56 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

The Scrum: Election Fatigue In The 5th Congressional Race?

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about the race to succeed Ed Markey.

THE SCRUM
2:13 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

The Scrum: Bus Strike, Endorsements Complicate Mayor Race

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about the week in the Boston mayoral race.

THE SCRUM
11:15 am
Fri September 27, 2013

The Scrum: What Went Wrong With Candidates Of Color In The Boston Mayoral Preliminary?

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about some of the Monday-morning quarterbacking after the Boston mayoral preliminary.

THE SCRUM
7:00 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

The Scrum: Traditional Boston Mayoral Election Or Something New?

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about whether we'll have two traditional mayoral candidates after the preliminary dust settles, or something new.

THE SCRUM
7:32 am
Fri September 20, 2013

The Scrum Weighs Boston Mayoral Endorsements From Globe, Herald, Lou Gossett Jr.

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk endorsements, which in a local race like the one for Boston mayor, do actually count for something.

Politics & Government
8:19 am
Fri September 13, 2013

The Scrum: John Barros And Shifting Momentum In The Boston Mayoral Race

Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about shifting momentum -- for example, a late primary surge by John Barros — in the Boston mayoral race.

THE SCRUM
7:09 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

The Scrum: 'Innovation' In The Boston Mayoral Race

Anne Mostue, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein talk about the new buzzword in the mayoral race: "innovation."

THE SCRUM
10:43 am
Fri August 30, 2013

The Scrum IDs the Boston Mayoral Campaign's Best Ads

Running, ball-faking, Spanish-speaking, food-inspecting: Adam Reilly, Anne Mostue, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein break down the early TV ads in the Boston mayoral race in this week's The Scrum.

THE SCRUM
9:01 am
Fri August 23, 2013

The Scrum: When Will The Boston Mayoral Race Turn Nasty?

With five weeks to go, Anne Mostue, David Bernstein and Peter Kadzis talk about the week that was in the Boston mayoral race, and when the candidates will stop being so nice to each other.

THE SCRUM
3:37 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

The Scrum: Outside Money In The Boston Mayoral Race

We've got six weeks until Boston's preliminary mayoral election, which will winnow the candidates from 12 to two.

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