Christopher D. McCarthy
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: Is Mafia Boss Salemme Innocent?
The former head of the New England Mafia is on trial for murder, and he may just beat the federal government and be found innocent by the jury in Boston.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: Senator Warren is Working in Washington [VIDEO]
Despite a well-earned reputation as a liberal firebrand, Senator Elizabeth Warren is demonstrating she can work with Republicans to get things done in Congress.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: Marijuana Licenses Are a Public Asset
Massachusetts will soon start issuing licenses for businesses to sell marijuana to the public the way liquor stores sell alcohol. That asset is public property.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: ‘Mommy’ Issues and Donald Trump
After meeting with President Trump the other day, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau attacked, waiting for Trump to leave before he 'bravely' stood up to him.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: North Korea Must Account for U.S. POWs
President Trump is standing up for the brave Americans who died or were captured in the Korean War. Trump is demanding our warriors are returned home.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: John Gotti and the New England Mafia
The A&E channel had a special about mobster John Gotti, head of the Gambino Family. His son mentioned his "family" connection to New England.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: Senator Warren is Right on Marijuana
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has crafted a bipartisan approach to changing federal law on marijuana and acknowledging states' Constitutional rights.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: Removing a Massachusetts Judge is Easy
Judge Timothy Feeley is facing the possibility of being kicked off the bench because of his conduct. It's a question of political will, and not actual facts.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: Why Would a Mafia Boss Move a Body?
The murder trial of former New England Mafia boss Frank Salemme is fascinating and full of new questions with each day of testimony in the Boston courthouse.
OPINION | Chris McCarthy: Gov. Baker’s SouthCoast Supporters
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has collected lots of campaign cash from the suburbs of Southeastern Massachusetts, especially on the SouthCoast.