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Ron Dombrowski is examined by nurse practitioner Pamela Park at the Wiener Center for Preoperative Evaluation at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital.
Jesse Costa / WBUR

Whether to set nursing staff levels in Massachusetts has become the most contentious question on the ballot this election. Question 1 has pitted nurses against nurses, leaving many voters utterly confused. 

Once again, it was about President Trump. That’s the big takeaway from the final debate between the leading U.S. Senate candidates in Massachusetts.

Incumbent Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Republican challenger Geoff Diehl clashed Tuesday night over Diehl’s support for the president and Warren’s interest in replacing him.

Warren and Diehl wasted no time in the debate, using their opening statements to launch what have become familiar lines of attack.

An attack ad against a Connecticut state senate candidate is drawing criticism by those who say it’s anti-Semitic.

Massachusetts voters are souring on a ballot measure that would limit the numbers of patients assigned to nurses, according to a WBUR poll (topline results, crosstabs) out Wednesday that shows 58 percent of voters now plan to say “no” on Question 1.

The polling place at Falcetti Towers in Holyoke, Mass., saw light turnout on Sept. 26, 2017, for a preliminary election for mayor.
Sam Hudzik / NEPR

Much attention (and confusion) in Massachusetts has centered around three statewide ballot questions.