Political Headlines - August 8, 2013

  • Conley loses temper and respect of voters: Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley had a chance to educate voters and show coolness under fire at an event in Roxbury but missed both opportunities. Lawrence Harmon details the event. 


  • Galvin faulted on rules for lobbyists: A judge ordered Secretary of State William F. Galvin to cover $100,000 in attorneys' fees for lobbyists who challenged his interpretation of the state's ethics laws. Michael Levenson reports. 


  • John Walsh's rhapsody in blue: The outgoing Democratic state party chairman is a master of grassroots, issue-based campaigning. Joan Vennochi details his time as state party chair.