Donald Trump is the last man standing in the Republican race. How were all the experts so wrong? Can he win? Or is it RIP for the GOP? Representative Geoff Diehl (@RepGeoffDiehl), Former Massachusetts Republican Party Chair Jennifer Nassour (@JenniferNassour) and WGBH News' Adam Reilly (@reillyadam) discuss.
Barbara HowardJune 22, 2018 09:42 PM
Remembering Rebecca Parris, Boston's "First Lady of Jazz"She has been called Boston's "First Lady of Jazz." But now, she is gone. Noted jazz singer Rebecca Parris died this past weekend at age 66. She was local — born at Glover Memorial Hospital in Needham, raised in Newton. She played in the top venues here, nationally, and abroad...and with the best: Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie. She had been in declining health for years. Reports are that she collapsed after leaving the stage following a performance on Cape Cod and passed away at a hospital on Cape Cod Sunday night. Paul McWilliams is Rebecca’s longtime partner and keyboardist, and Marla Kleman is Rebecca’s adopted daughter. Both spoke with WGBH's All Things Considered host Barbara Howard about Rebecca’s life and legacy. The following transcript has been edited for clarity.
Barbara HowardJune 22, 2018 09:16 PM
"Grand Bargain" Bill Heads To Gov. Charlie Baker's DeskIt was a hectic week for Democratic leaders on Beacon Hill, with a rush to get a bill on the governor's desk that would block ballot questions from going forward on the minimum wage, paid leave, and the state's sales taxes. It's a trio that Gov. Charlie Baker and others have called the “Grand Bargain.”
Barbara HowardJune 22, 2018 09:06 PM
What Prison Sentence Does Frank Salemme Face?Former New England mobster Frank Salemme and his co-defendant Paul Weadick have been found guilty in the 1993 murder of Steven DiSarro. WGBH Radio's Isaiah Thompson has been following the trial. He was at the Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston, where the trial took place, and spoke with WGBH's All Things Considered host Barbara Howard about the verdict. This transcript has been edited for clarity.
WGBH NewsJune 22, 2018 06:14 PM
Does The Punishment Fit The Crime For Globe Columnist Kevin Cullen?After a review turned up “significant problems,” Cullen will be suspended for three months without pay.