Massachusetts

Boston University Lecturer Dies in Elevator Accident

A 38-year-old lecturer at Boston University died in a tragic elevator accident this week. Professor Carrie O’Connor, who had previously taught French at MIT, Tufts, and Northeastern, had just started her second year of full-time teaching at Boston University. She reportedly became trapped between the elevator car and the first-floor door of her building.

Boston University Carrie OConnor

***Live Updates*** Massachusetts Primary Results

Massachusetts holds it primary elections on Tuesday. Incumbent progressive Sen. Ed Markey, whom Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) backed early, faces a challenge from Rep. Joe Kennedy, whom House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) recently endorsed. In the House, incumbent Richard Neal faces a challenge from Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern. 

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Six States Suing U.S. Postal Service over Changes

Six states and Washington, DC, are suing the United States Postal Service (USPS) over upcoming operational changes, contending that the coming reforms impede the ability of states “to conduct free and fair elections.”

USPS truck near mailboxes

The Intercept: College Dems ‘Engineered’ Claims that Candidate Had Sexual Contact with Students

Chapters of the College Democrats in the state of Massachusetts accused Democratic congressional candidate Alex Morse of using his position of influence to engage in romantic relationships with college students. The Intercept reports that members of the College Democrats had planned to target Morse’s campaign with the release of these accusations as early as last October.

Alex B. Morse