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  • Scott Brown jumps to 5 point lead in new poll

    08/21/2012 4:10:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 39 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 21, 2012 | Joe Dwinell
    In a late summer surge, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has jumped to a 5 point lead in a new poll in his race for re-election. Public Policy Polling places Brown in the lead over his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren 49-44 percent. This is the same poll that placed Warren ahead by 5 points in March.
  • Election 2012: Ohio Senate Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 44%, Mandel (R) 44%

    08/15/2012 6:46:49 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 17 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | August 13, 2012 | Rasmussen
    Republican challenger Josh Mandel now runs even with incumbent Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Ohio shows Mandel and Brown each earning 44% support. Three percent (3%) favor some other candidate in the contest, and nine percent (9%) are undecided.
  • Helen Gurley Brown, Who Gave Cosmopolitan Its Purr, Is Dead at 90

    08/13/2012 1:32:04 PM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 13, 2012 | Christine Haughney
    Helen Gurley Brown, the former editor of Cosmopolitan who transformed the magazine in the 1960s into a source of sexual empowerment for women, died Monday morning. A spokesman for the Hearst Corporation, which publishes Cosmopolitan, said that Ms. Brown, 90, died after being hospitalized briefly at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital.
  • U.S. Sen. Scott Brown urges challenger Elizabeth Warren to pay for mailing costs

    08/10/2012 11:13:58 AM PDT · by matt04 · 3 replies
    U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is calling on Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren to reimburse Massachusetts for the cost of mailing voter registration letters to welfare recipients. Brown said Friday the forms were sent to "aid" Warren's Senate campaign, urging her to pay back the nearly $276,000 Massachusetts spent on mailing. Warren's campaign called Brown's request a "ridiculous political stunt," saying the forms were sent out as an enforcement of a bipartisan law. Recently Brown faulted Massachusetts officials for sending the letters to nearly half a million welfare recipients as part of a court settlement. Warren's daughter sits on the board of...
  • Elizabeth Warren Ad: Let's Be More Like China

    08/01/2012 5:40:32 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies
    Elizabeth Warren Ad: Let's Be More Like China Michael Warren August 1, 2012 8:00 AM Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has a new ad running on Massachusetts television praising the Chinese government's investment in public works projects. The ad encourages the United States to follow the lead of the Asian Communist country and "do better." Watch the ad below, courtesy of the New York Sun: "We've got bridges and roads in need of repair and thousands of people in need of work. Why aren’t we rebuilding America?” Warren says in the 30-second ad. “Our competitors are putting people to work,...
  • Elizabeth Warren to speak at Democratic Convention just before Bill Clinton

    07/30/2012 9:45:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/31/12 | Dana Davidson
    U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will speak in a headlining role at the Democratic National Convention, the Obama campaign said Monday. A rising star in the Democratic Party, Warren will speak in primetime just before former President Bill Clinton, who will enter President Obama’s name into the nomination. Of the prime speaking slot, Warren said, "It will be an honor to share the convention stage with President Clinton on Wednesday, and to talk about what is happening to America's families."
  • Woah: Elizabeth Warren Could Deliver Keynote Address at DNC

    07/29/2012 12:03:32 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Townhall ^ | July 29, 2012 | Daniel Doherty
    Well, according to the Boston Globe, that's the latest rumor. The crowds at political conventions feast on partisan red meat, and they could end up with a bellyful when the Republicans and Democrats meet back to back beginning late next month. An Obama campaign official confirmed to the Globe Wednesday that US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is ­being considered as a possible keynote speaker for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. It would give the Massachusetts Democrat a national platform for her high-profile race against Senator Scott Brown, the same launch pad that ­Barack Obama used to vault ­into...
  • As Sacramento Dawdles, District Attorneys Revolt

    07/29/2012 6:11:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | July 29, 2012 | Debra J. Saunders
    California's death penalty has been in limbo since 2006, when a federal judge stayed the execution of Michael Morales, who was sentenced to death for the brutal 1981 murder and rape of 17-year-old Terri Winchell. The judge was fearful lest the state's three-drug lethal injection protocol would cause Morales undue pain. Since then, a number of states have switched to a one-drug protocol. Why hasn't California? The answer could be that Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris don't want the death penalty to work. Brown and Harris are personally opposed to the death penalty, but when they campaigned...
  • Bloomberg Endorses Republican in Heated Massachusetts Senate Race

    07/26/2012 6:44:18 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 26, 2012 | DAVID W. CHEN
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, one of the most outspoken defenders of Wall Street, has sided against one of the financial industry’s biggest critics in a hotly contested Senate race in his native Massachusetts. Mr. Bloomberg has agreed to host a fund-raiser at his Upper East Side town house for the re-election campaign of Senator Scott P. Brown, a Republican, who is being challenged by a fiery consumer advocate, Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat who is also a professor at Harvard Law School.
  • GOP Operatives Praise Scott Brown's Latest Ad

    07/24/2012 12:19:08 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 10 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 24 Jul 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    Republican operatives in Washington are praising Scott Brown's latest campaign ad. The ad, a contrast spot being run by the Republican Massachusetts senator, shows that Brown's Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, is to the left on economic issues of John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan. Watch here: Instead of being in the mainstream, Warren, along with President Barack Obama, is shown to be an opponent of free enterprise. The ad is called, "Let America Be America Again." "Devastating," says one Republican operative. "Long--but does a really good job of showing how radical the Obama/Warren...
  • Rubio condemns Bachmann

    07/23/2012 7:51:12 PM PDT · by DFG · 158 replies
    Salon ^ | 07/19/12 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a rising star in the party and a potential vice-presidential pick for Mitt Romney, said this morning that he disagreed with Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann’s baseless call to investigate Muslim Brotherhood infiltration in the U.S. government.
  • Prove them wrong!

    06/26/2012 1:05:09 PM PDT · by pabianice · 12 replies
    Friend, Three months ago, we announced some pretty incredible 1st quarter fundraising numbers. So Scott Brown changed his game plan. For months now, Scott Brown and his supporters have done anything and everything to tear down this campaign and avoid the real issues facing the people of Massachusetts. Massachusetts voters are smart -- and they've seen past the spin. A new PPP poll out today shows the race is still tied, 46-46. But we've got one more hurdle this week, and it's a big one. Saturday night is our next important fundraising deadline -- and we need to prove that...
  • (Big Chief) Elizabeth Warren for President? Democrats' Barren 2016 Bench

    06/20/2012 3:30:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/20/12 | Molly Ball
    Elizabeth Warren for President? Democrats' Barren 2016 BenchBy Molly Ball, The Atlantic | National Journal – 5 hrs ago Regardless of whether the president wins re-election, the Obama era will be over before long. Democrats will have to find a new leader on whom to pin their hopes. But who? I went to a conference of liberal activists this week hoping to find out whom the party's activist base sees as its up-and-coming stars. But the exercise turned out to be revealing largely for how unprepared people were to answer the question. Nearly every answer I got began with a...
  • AFL-CIO super PAC casts U.S. Senate hopeful Josh Mandel as LeBron James in $100,000 online ad buy

    06/19/2012 4:13:29 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 6 replies
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | June 19, 2012 | Henry Gomez
    Deep-pocketed groups supporting U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown or Republican challenger Josh Mandel have spent millions of dollars to beat up the other guy. Each side is constantly accusing the other of being out of touch with average Ohioans. But a $100,000 online advertising push launched today by Workers' Voice, the super political action committee affiliated with the AFL-CIO, aims to tug at the emotions of the put-upon Cleveland sports fan. The web ads depict Mandel, the Republican state treasurer, in ex-Cavaliers' star LeBron James' iconic pre-game pose under the tagline "Witness the Mandel investigation" -- a reference to the federal...
  • Brown, Warren Scrap Over Native American Controversy

    06/15/2012 5:44:48 PM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/14/12 | Jonathan Miller, Matt Vasilogambros
    Brown, Warren Scrap Over Native American ControversyBy Jonathan Miller and Matt Vasilogambros | National Journal Thu, Jun 14, 2012 In a fight to keep his Senate seat in Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown lashed out Thursday at Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, saying she failed the test of “truthfulness and credibility and honesty” as evidenced by her past claims about her Native American heritage. On Fox News, Brown responded to a statement Warren made about him being too cozy with Wall Street: “When you're running for elective office … you have to pass a test and the test is about truthfulness and...
  • The Kennedys are the Kennedys, Scott Brown

    06/15/2012 5:45:47 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 14 replies ^ | 15 june 2012 | Howie Carr
    Take it for what’s it’s worth, Scott Brown, because after all I’m addressing you in the Herald, and “the Boston Herald is the Boston Herald,” as Granny Warren, the Native American emeritus, said yesterday on MSNBC (where else?). But here at the Boston Herald, that is the Boston Herald, I’m telling you, Scott, don’t even think about another debate at the Ted Kennedy All-You-Can-Drink Happy Hour Institute. Tom Brokaw? Yeah, he’s “respected” all right. By moonbats. Forget the exploding trucks of yesteryear, let’s look at what his alma mater NBC did just this week, and by NBC, I also mean...
  • Sherrod Brown Dodges Obamacare Question At Netroots Nation; Al Gore Deletes Tweet

    06/10/2012 6:48:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/10/12 | Dana Loesch
    Yesterday afternoon at Netroots Nation in Providence, RI, I attempted to ask the embattled Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) about his campaign, specifically his record as the deciding vote for Obamacare. Ohio voters passted an amendment to their constitution outlawing the Democrats' health care law by a wide margin in 2011: Ohioans overwhelmingly rejected the healthcare mandate provisions of Obamacare. They did this by handily passing an amendment to the state’s constitution that reads, in part, as follows: No federal, state, or local law or rule shall compel, directly or indirectly, any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in...
  • The World as We Know It Is About to End, Say Some Really Frightened Scientists

    06/08/2012 7:16:05 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 118 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Jun 7, 2012 | Alexander Abad-Santos
    A new study by 22 biologists and ecologists has found that environmental changes on our planet are reaching a point of no return that leads to mass extinctions and harms human welfare. The situation, said one scientist, “scares the hell out of me.” That would be James H. Brown, one of the authors of alarming paper published by Nature, talking to New York Times Green blogger Justin Gillis. Brown is not one of your everyday cranks predicting raptures and the end of days. He is a macroecologist at the University of New Mexico. And as The Atlantic's James Fallows, who...
  • Elizabeth Warren makes emotional defense of Native American b/g in Springfield for MA Dem convention

    06/07/2012 10:41:47 AM PDT · by matt04 · 29 replies
    U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren passionately defended her Native American heritage, after reaching Springfield by train today for the state Democratic Convention on Saturday. About 5,000 delegates on Saturday are expected to vote to endorse Warren as the Democratic pick for Senate to face Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown in November. The endorsement could give her some momentum for the months before the general election. "My mother and father fell in love," Warren, 63, told reporters after disembarking from a train with dozens of supporters at the train station and then rallying backers with a stump speech at Stearns Square...
  • Elizabeth Warren insists: I would be Massachusetts’ first Native American senator

    06/04/2012 4:06:04 PM PDT · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/03/12 | Alex Pappas
    Elizabeth Warren insists: I would be Massachusetts’ first Native American senatorBy Alex Pappas - The Daily Caller | The Daily Caller – 19 hrs ago Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren isn’t backing down from her claims of Native American heritage, telling a Fox television affiliate in Boston that she would be the state’s first senator with Indian blood if she were to defeat Republican Sen. Scott Brown in November. Asked by FOX 25′s Sharman Sacchetti on Friday if she would be Massachusetts’ first Native American senator, Warren responded: “I would be their first senator — so far as...
  • Killer, due compassionate release, dies in prison

    06/04/2012 8:45:39 AM PDT · by KingofZion · 9 replies ^ | June 4, 2012 | Bob Egelko
    A convicted murderer who was granted "compassionate release" by state courts, so he could spend his final days with his family, died in prison last week as he was about to receive an order setting him free, his lawyer said. Carl Wade, 66, was serving a sentence of 32 years to life for the fatal shooting of a fellow woodcutter, John Karns, in Lake County in June 1986. The two men shared a trailer home and had a drunken argument and fistfight before the shooting. Wade was classified as disabled in 2007 with severe heart and lung diseases that left...
  • Pathological Liars Disregard Integrity

    06/02/2012 11:53:46 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-02-12 | Skookum
    Senatorial Hopeful, Elizabeth Warren's Grandmother Drove A Wagon In The OK Land Rush Of 1898, At Two Years Of Age Among liberals, integrity and honesty seem to be little more than campaign slogans. Warren and Obama have no reservations about lying when it comes to their past or personal history. Ms Warren is once again caught up in her own lies and the MSM and the Liberal faithful seem to be unconcerned; actually, they are repeating the lies without fact checking, but the rest of America is wondering if they are willing to trust another pathological liar in a position...
  • Warren demands an apology from opponent in heritage controversy

    06/01/2012 2:21:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/31/12 | Justin Sink
    Warren demands an apology from opponent in heritage controversyBy Justin Sink - 05/31/12 02:55 PM ET Elizabeth Warren demanded an apology from Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) Thursday after she said the lawmaker suggested she should not have taken her parent's claims of Native American ancestry at face value. At a campaign stop in Springfield, Mass., Thursday, Brown urged Warren "to tell the truth and answer the questions you guys are asking." "My mom and dad have told me a lot of things too, but it’s not accurate. You know, you have to, especially in these type of things, when you’re...
  • Elizabeth Warren Is Not a Dumb Blonde

    05/29/2012 5:19:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | May 29, 2012 | Debra J. Saunders
    It's hard to figure who looks worse in this story, Elizabeth Warren or Harvard Law School's affirmative action policies. Warren is the former Harvard law professor whom President Barack Obama pegged to set up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Now she is running as a Democratic challenger to Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass. Last month, the Boston Herald reported that in 1996, Harvard Law School touted the blond, blue-eyed Warren as proof that it hired "minority women." Then spokesman Mike Chmura wrote in The Harvard Crimson, "Elizabeth Warren is a Native American." In a 1997 Fordham University law review article, Chmura...
  • Little-Known Democratic Challenger Emerges in Massachusetts Senate Race

    05/26/2012 11:54:51 AM PDT · by abb · 5 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 26, 2012 | Abby Goodnough
    MIDDLETON, Mass. — As the lone Democrat seeking to challenge Elizabeth Warren in the Senate primary in Massachusetts, Marisa DeFranco has been ridiculed, admonished and, worst of all, ignored. But for the moment, Ms. DeFranco, an immigration lawyer with high energy and a scrappy band of volunteers, is enjoying a burst of momentum. She surprised party insiders by collecting enough valid signatures by the May 1 deadline — more than 10,000, gathered everywhere from town meetings to town dumps — to qualify for the Democratic primary on Sept. 6. If Ms. DeFranco clears one more hurdle — winning 15 percent...
  • Why gay is not the new black

    05/26/2012 7:50:31 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 21 replies
    One News Now ^ | 5-25-12 | Dr. Michael L. Brown
    Repeating what has been a rallying cry of gay activism for years, the cover of the December 16, 2008, issue of The Advocate announced, "Gay is the New Black: The Last Great Civil Rights Struggle." Last week, on May 19, headlines across the nation announced, "NAACP endorses gay marriage as 'civil right.'" So, is gay the new black? There are prominent black leaders who say yes, including Congressman John Lewis, who was active in the early civil rights movement. There are other prominent black leaders who say no, like Timothy F. Johnson, founder and president of The Frederick Douglass Foundation....
  • Sen. Brown demands Harvard correct record on Elizabeth Warren (Liz is not a proud Cherokee)

    05/26/2012 6:09:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/25/12 | Josh Lederman
    Sen. Brown demands Harvard correct record on Elizabeth WarrenBy Josh Lederman - 05/25/12 01:44 PM ET Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is calling on Harvard University President Drew Faust to correct its diversity statistics after it was revealed that his opponent, Democrat Elizabeth Warren, was listed as a minority despite failing to meet federal guidelines to be considered Native American. Brown's demand followed a Boston Globe report Friday showing that both Harvard, where Warren teaches law, and the federal government have specific criteria determining who can be listed as Native American in diversity statistics provided to the government, and that Warren...
  • Filings add to questions on Warren’s ethnic claims

    05/25/2012 5:25:49 AM PDT · by bjc · 8 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 5/25/2011 | Mary Carmichael
    But for at least six straight years during Warren’s tenure, Harvard University reported in federally mandated diversity statistics that it had a Native American woman in its senior ranks at the law school. According to both Harvard officials and federal guidelines, those statistics are almost always based on the way employees describe themselves. ... The administrator responsible for Harvard Law School’s faculty diversity statistics from 1996 to 2004, the period in question, was Alan Ray, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation who, like Warren, has fair skin, blue eyes, and Oklahoma roots. But Ray, now president of Elmhurst College in...
  • Hey Californians: Go To Tahoe! (Nevada, that is)

    05/25/2012 4:19:07 PM PDT · by reformedcrat · 6 replies
    Napa Whine Country ^ | 5-25-2012 | Tom Thurlow
    Except for the different colored-license plates and the fact that smoking is still allowed in restaurants in Nevada, we would have never known the difference between the two states we drove through. The roads were just the same, the restaurants were just as overpriced, and the scenery was the same, and the ski slopes were just as incorrectly graded. Yet, the times when we drove from California into Nevada we drove from the highest-taxes state to one of the lowest-taxed states.
  • Another taxing problem for Elizabeth Warren

    05/25/2012 4:17:19 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 5-25-12 | Howie Carr
    If there’s any politician that infuriates me more than a carpetbaggin’, recipe-stealing fake Indian, it’s one that unloads her imported BMW 528i just before announcing her candidacy, and then doesn’t even bother to pay the automobile excise tax on her campaign’s new Ford Escape. Yes, Comrade Warren, I’m talking about you. A BMW — how tenured Harvard Law is it? She’d owned it since early 2000, but it had to go. After all, she’s a “fight-ah,” as her new TV ad says. So adios BMW and hello used 2008 Ford — hybrid, of course — which is registered to her...
  • Elizabeth Warren says she knows she is part Native American 'because my mother told me so'(Barf)

    05/24/2012 2:18:59 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 74 replies ^ | May 24, 2012 | Shira Schoenberg
    Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that she knows she has Native American ancestry because her mother told her so. Warren’s comments came after nearly four minutes of tense back and forth between Warren and Fox 25 reporter Sharman Sacchetti and 7News reporter Andy Hiller. As both reporters questioned Warren about why she listed herself as a minority in law directories, Warren refused to answer, saying she had already answered questions about her background. Finally, Warren said, “I am proud of my family and I am proud of my heritage.” Hiller followed up: “Does it include an Indian background?”...
  • Elizabeth Warren pulls even with Scott Brown in new poll

    05/23/2012 9:37:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 39 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | May 23, 2012 | Michael Levenson
    Elizabeth Warren, emerging from what many consider the roughest patch yet in her Senate campaign, has pulled into a virtual tie with US Senator Scott Brown, according to a new Suffolk University/7News poll. Warren, the presumptive Democratic nominee, has the support of 47 percent of likely voters in Massachusetts, compared to 48 percent for Brown, a dead heat in a poll with a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.
  • The Massachusetts Indian War of 2012

    05/17/2012 4:56:16 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | May 17, 2012 | by Mary Sanchez
    The race for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts has taken a turn toward the absurd. The contest pits two highly qualified candidates — Scott Brown, the incumbent, who made history by snatching Ted Kennedy’s seat away from the Democrats, and challenger Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard Law professor and whiz-kid of the Obama administration who created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. If any election could be counted on to maintain a high-minded tone and stick to important issues, it’s this one. Instead, Topic A is Warren’s facial features. From a campaign standpoint, Warren hasn’t done much to end this silly brouhaha. She...
  • Report: Elizabeth Warren’s ancestor may have … rounded up Cherokee for Trail of Tears

    Out: Elizabeth Warren, Native American. In: Elizabeth Warren, Jacksonian Democrat. Man, in hindsight it’s a good thing she didn’t attend the annual Harvard Powwow yesterday after all, huh? Awwwk-ward. "As I pointed out in my article here on Sunday, no evidence supports this claim [that her great-great-great grandmother was Cherokee]. O.C. Sarah Smith Crawford had no Cherokee heritage, was listed as “white” in the Census of 1860, and was most likely half Swedish and half English, Scottish, or German, or some combination thereof. (Note, the actual 1894 marriage license makes no claim of Cherokee ancestry.)" "But the most stunning discovery...
  • Hokumhontas Warren's Stupid Horse Moment

    05/06/2012 5:14:50 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 18 replies
    Renew America ^ | May 6, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    Many critics have called Massachusetts Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren a "racist" for relating a family story about how her grandfather had "high cheekbones like all Indians do." But they're wrong. The comment wasn't "racist." It was stupid. In fact, it was childishly stupid. Really, it reminds one of the copout Bill Clinton disgorged when addressing his marijuana use: "I tried it, but I didn't inhale." And it should come as no surprise, either — leftists are childish. As for the "racism" charge, many conservatives take that leaf out of the left's book because, they figure, turnabout is fair play. If...
  • Elizabeth Warren brings no peace to Dems

    05/04/2012 6:29:47 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    Boston ^ | May 4, 2012 | Joe Battenfeld
    Elizabeth Warren’s stumbling efforts to douse the firestorm surrounding her claims of being a Native American minority have raised concerns among local and national Democrats who are questioning her campaign’s competence. “There’s nobody watching this that doesn’t think she’s in big trouble,” one well-known Massachusetts Democrat said. Joe Trippi, a prominent national Democratic consultant, told the Herald that while Warren has time to recover, the campaign should have anticipated this issue would surface. One well-known Massachusetts Democratic strategist faulted Warren and her campaign for failing to put out a consistent message. The strategist also said many local Democrats are alarmed...
  • Harvard Won’t Say If Liz Warren Listed As Minority

    05/04/2012 1:36:32 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 33 replies
    BH ^ | 5-4-12 | Hillary Chabot
    Harvard Law School lists one lone Native American faculty member on its latest diversity census report — but school officials and campaign aides for Elizabeth Warren refused to say yesterday whether it refers to the Democratic Senate candidate. Warren — who has been dogged by questions about whether she used her claims of Cherokee lineage to further her career — has insisted she never authorized Harvard Law to count her as a Native American in the mid-1990s, when the school was under fire for not having enough minority professors.
  • Warren: I used minority listing to share heritage (lie coming unraveled)

    05/03/2012 9:40:07 AM PDT · by pabianice · 39 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 5/3/12 | Chabot
    ...Warren’s statements come as genealogists at the New England Historic Genealogical Society were unable to back up earlier accounts that her great great great grandmother is Cherokee. While Warren’s great great great grandmother, named O.C. Sarah Smith, is listed on a electronic transcript of a 1894 marriage application as Cherokee, the genealogists are unable to find the actual record or a photograhic copy of it, Society spokesman Tom Champoux said. A copy of the marriage license itself has been located, but unlike the application, it does not list Smith’s ethnicity...------------------------------------------------------- Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, fending off questions about whether...
  • Elizabeth Warren camp: It’s sexist for Scott Brown to ask if she’s lying about being Native American

    05/01/2012 6:50:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/01/2012 | Allahpundit
    If the presidential election can come down to whether it's more offensive to eat dogs or put one in a kennel on top of your car, I guess it's fair for a Senate election to come down to whether Elizabeth Warren is 1/10,000th Cherokee.The newest front in the "war on women," apparently: Calling a female pol out on her self-serving B.S. Despite claiming she never used her Native American heritage when applying for a job, Elizabeth WarrenÂ’s campaign admitted last night the Democrat listed her minority status in professional directories for years when she taught at the University of Texas...
  • Native American group: Elizabeth Warren ‘better be able to defend’ ancestry claim

    05/01/2012 4:24:19 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 64 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 30, 2012 | Alex Pappas
    A prominent Native American group says Massachusetts Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren had “better be able to defend” her past claims of being an Indian-American minority. The Democratic candidate is facing questions about her heritage following the revelation on Friday that she described herself as a Native American minority in professional law school directories during the 1980s and ’90s. “Once you put that down, you better be able to defend it,” Ray Ramirez of the Native American Rights Fund told The Daily Caller on Monday. Warren, who no longer publicly refers to herself as Native American, has disputed that she claimed...
  • Document links Warren to Cherokees (11th hour paperwork?)

    05/01/2012 7:35:50 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 62 replies ^ | May 1, 2012 | AP
    <p>BOSTON (AP) — A genealogist has uncovered evidence that Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren does have Native American heritage as she claims.</p>
  • Elizabeth Warren campaign, challenged on Native American heritage claims

    04/30/2012 5:40:49 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 35 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 30 Apr 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    Massachusetts senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren described herself in law-school professional directories as a Native American minority from 1986 to 1995. The white Democratic candidate has so far offered no evidence that she is, in fact, part Native American, suggesting that she may have falsified that ethnic credential to advance her academic career in the early affirmative-action era. But “it is true,” a Warren spokeswoman told The Daily Caller on Monday, “and we’re working on digging up some sort of evidence to appease you.” Another Warren spokeswoman shot back at the campaign of incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown, whom Warren is...
  • Why Comrade Brown's People's Socialist Republic of California is Broke as a Joke

    04/26/2012 8:50:46 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 12 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 26, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Current list of California state agencies: California Academic Performance Index (API) * California Access for Infants and Mothers * California Acupuncture Board * California Administrative Office of the Courts * California Adoptions Branch * California African American Museum * California Agricultural Export Program * California Agricultural Labor Relations Board * California Agricultural Statistics Service * California Air Resources Board(CARB) * California Allocation Board * California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority * California Animal Health and Food Safety Services * California Anti-Terrorism Information Center * CaliforniaApprenticeship Council * California Arbitration Certification Program * California Architects Board * California...
  • Brown’s tax release argument at odds with Romney’s

    04/24/2012 11:23:50 AM PDT · by raulgomez05 · 4 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | April 24, 2012 | Matt Viser
    US Senator Scott Brown is pressuring his reelection rival Elizabeth Warren to release six years worth of her tax returns, but his strategy could have some unintended consequences: drawing more attention to his fellow Massachusetts Republican, Mitt Romney. The presumptive GOP presidential nominee so far has refused to divulge years of his tax returns, saying that one year – along with promises to release this year’s return when it is complete, sometime before this fall’s general election – should suffice. But Brown, whose top political advisers are the same as Romney’s, is making the exact opposite argument. His campaign argues...
  • Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 44%, Mandel (R) 41%

    04/20/2012 8:42:42 AM PDT · by mak5 · 16 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 4/20/2012 | Rasmussen
    Ohio’s U.S. Senate race continues to be a close one, with incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown now inching slightly ahead of Republican challenger Josh Mandel. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Buckeye State shows Brown with 44% support to Mandel’s 41%. Three percent (3%) like another candidate, and a sizable 12% remain undecided
  • Elizabeth Warren for Massachusetts! (Dem Hypocrite Alert)

    04/09/2012 11:40:38 AM PDT · by pabianice · 5 replies
    We just finished our first quarter fundraising report, and we want to share our good news with you first. Our campaign raised $6.9 million from January through March. That's more than double the amount raised by our opponent, incumbent Republican Senator Scott Brown. Scott Brown still has $4 million more in the bank than we do, and there's a lot of work ahead to do to close the gap. But this proves we're building something special. I want to share a few statistics that make me really proud: Elizabeth outraised Scott Brown right here in Massachusetts. More than 30,000 men...
  • Haley on Romney's 'golden bullet'

    04/05/2012 4:40:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/5/2012 | Kevin Liptak
    Washington (CNN) – South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday the leading Republican presidential candidate was carrying a "golden bullet" to connect with women voters. Speaking on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," the Palmetto State Republican said Mitt Romney's wife Ann, along with the candidate himself, would need to answer women with concerns about his platform. Polls released in the past week show Romney trailing President Barack Obama by a large margin among female voters. "If Gov. Romney has not related to women, he needs to get out there and talk about the issues they care about," Haley...
  • Ohio: Mandel Ties Brown

    03/29/2012 11:40:59 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 12 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/29/2012 | Mr. K
    After decisively claiming the Republican nomination earlier this month, State Treasurer Josh Mandel has now tied incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Oh) in the latest Rasmussen Reports survey of 500 likely voters in the vital senatorial race that could very well sway the balance of power this November. Mandel (R) - 43% Brown (D) - 43% Don't know - 11% Someone else - 3% Mandel, a former Marine Reservist who served two tours of duty in Iraq and who is the grandson of two Holocaust survivors, is best known for his outspoken support of Israel and his strong conservative ideals both...
  • Amid women woes, Scott Brown backs domestic abuse bill

    03/19/2012 7:06:54 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | March 19, 2012 | Hillary Chabot
    U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, in a fight for his political survival and facing Democratic charges he’s waging war on women, plans to blunt the gender assault this week by crossing party lines to lend his high-profile support to a controversial domestic violence bill. The Bay State’s sole Republican in Congress tells the Herald that in a contest against likely Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, he can show he’s been there for women, with a compelling personal story to back him up.
  • Senate rejects plan to open Arctic refuge to drilling

    03/13/2012 3:09:05 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 13, 2012 | Sean Cockerham
    WASHINGTON _ The Senate on Tuesday resoundingly rejected a sweeping measure to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and other protected areas to oil drilling, as well as to approve construction of the Keystone pipeline project. Tuesday's vote was the first time in four years that the Senate has voted on a measure including ANWR drilling, and it failed miserably.