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.
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.
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.