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  • Scott Brown looking strong in initial special-election polling (For John Kerry's seat)

    12/20/2012 9:46:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/20/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Maybe Scott Brown will become the Manny Mota of politics — the guy who excels at pinch-hitting. After having just lost a statewide election to hold onto the seat he won in a January 2010 special election, Republicans want him back as their nominee if John Kerry gets his expected Secretary of State appointment. And according to a new poll from Boston’s NPR affiliate WBUR, Brown leads all of the expected Democratic candidates, too (via Sarah Rumpf): WBUR poll of 500 registered voters finds U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is in a strong position should there be a special election to...
  • Scott Brown is Totally going to win the Senate Race

    11/04/2012 4:28:37 AM PST · by taildragger · 36 replies
    Hill Buzz ^ | 11/3/2012 | Kevin DuJan
    Now, lets look at the facts here. Five former and one current Mayor assembled for a rally for Elizabeth Warren in Worcester, Massachusetts. Since no one else showed up to attend the rally, there were more Mayors there than regular people. Almost everyone in attendance was a Mayor. When I used to do event planning for a living I used to have nightmares about things like this: planning an event for months, working hard to bring everything under budget, inviting scores of peopleand no one would show up. That never happened to me, THANK GOODNESSbut I would seriously wake up...
  • GOP Funds House Race of Leftist Homosexual Republican

    10/16/2012 5:10:46 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 26 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 10/16/2012 | Gina Miller
    True conservatives have more than a handful in fighting both Democrats and Republicans in Name Only (RINOs) at the federal, state and local levels. It is a shame that we have to fight our own party to keep our Constitutional, Representative Republicfrom being completely removed from life support by political death panels of both parties. Brian Camenker of the pro-family organization, MassResistance, has given us a sickening report on the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) throwing a huge amount of money into the campaign of an openly homosexual leftist in Massachusetts who is running as a Republican for Congress. As...
  • National GOP establishment lavishly funding liberal homosexual activist Richard Tisei for Congress

    10/14/2012 12:43:34 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 61 replies
    MassResistance.org ^ | October 14, 2012 | Unknown
      National GOP establishment lavishly funding liberal homosexual activist Richard Tisei for Congress in Massachusetts. Has long record of outrageous activity. Is this a warning where the Republican Party will go in the next few years? POSTED: October 14, 2012 The Republican establishment in Washington is pouring enormous amounts of money -- over a million dollars -- into Massachusetts to elect an aggressive, anti-family homosexual activist to Congress. In Massachusetts, Richard Tisei is known as an openly "gay" liberal Republican politician who ran for Lt. Governor in 2010. Prior to that as a State Senator, among other things he...
  • Brown retakes lead from Warren in new poll

    10/09/2012 6:59:49 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | October 9, 2012 | Noah Bierman
    US Senator Scott Brown has regained a lead over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren in a new WBUR-MassINC poll, after a string of polls showed Warren with the lead. The poll is the first since Brown and Warrens second debate at the University of Massachusetts Lowell on Oct. 1. The telephone poll of 502 likely voters, taken Oct. 5 through Oct. 7, showed Brown leading 47 percent to 43 percent, within the 4.4 percent margin of error. The lead drops to 3 percentage points 48 percent to 45 percent with the inclusion of respondents who say they have not...
  • Poll: Scott Brown leads by 3 points

    10/09/2012 7:40:53 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | October 9, 2012 | KEVIN ROBILLARD
    Sen. Scott Brown has a 3-point edge over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren in a poll released Tuesday. Brown leads Warren, 48 percent to 45 percent, in the WBUR poll. A Western New England University poll released earlier this week found Brown trailing, 50 percent to 45 percent.
  • President Barack Obama holds 30-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Massachusetts, poll finds

    10/08/2012 1:38:59 PM PDT · by matt04 · 86 replies
    Democratic President Barack Obamas lead over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is growing in Massachusetts, and is now up to 30 points, according to a new poll conducted by the Western New England University Polling Institute for The Republican and MassLive.com. The poll, conducted Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, finds Obama getting support from 63 percent of likely Massachusetts voters compared to 33 percent for Romney, with 3 percent undecided. The poll does not take into account the impact of the first presidential debate - in which Romney was widely viewed as the winner - since only one night of...
  • Scott Brown vs Elizabeth Warren debate live thread (Massachusetts Senate race)

    10/01/2012 12:24:16 PM PDT · by nutmeg · 130 replies
    C-SPAN.org ^ | Monday, October 1, 2012 | C-SPAN
    democRAT Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren and Republican Senator Scott Brown meet in a debate hosted by the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and WHDH-TV. Watch the debate LIVE tonight (Monday, October 1, 2012) on C-SPAN. 7:00pm ET.
  • Over the Top!

    09/30/2012 7:37:02 PM PDT · by pabianice · 10 replies
    Hello -- With less than seven hours to go until our final deadline, we're just $10,000 away from raising one million dollars online this week. Here's the really incredible part about raising $990,000 -- more than 17,000 people have chipped in just this week to make it happen. Will you be the one that pushes us over the top? Please donate $5 right now. Scott Brown is using his $2 million cash advantage -- and the help of Karl Rove and his Wall Street friends -- to run one of the ugliest attack campaigns that Massachusetts has ever seen. The...
  • Scott Brown's Ugly Attack

    09/25/2012 11:02:32 AM PDT · by pabianice · 23 replies
    Elizabeth Warren for Senate ^ | 9/25/12 | Fauxcohontis Warren
    Hello, How does Scott Brown plan to win in November? His answer is to talk about anything except how he votes on jobs, education, the environment, oil subsidies, or special deals for Wall Street. Today, he launched a new television ad that doesn't say a thing about the challenges facing Massachusetts families. It's an ugly, nasty attack on my family and our heritage. Today, I'm releasing a new tv ad that sets the record straight about my family. Watch it and share it with your friends to make sure the truth is heard. I don't care how Scott Brown describes...
  • Elizabeth Warren's Law License Problem (Practiced law in Mass w/out license?)

    09/24/2012 6:33:15 AM PDT · by kristinn · 55 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Monday, September 24, 2012 | William A. Jacobson
    Maintained private law practice at Cambridge office for over a decade but not licensed in Massachusetts The debate last Thursday night between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren covered ground mostly known to voters. But there was one subject most people watching probably did not know about, Elizabeth Warrens private legal representation of The Travelers Insurance Company in an asbestos-related case. Brown brought the point up late in the debate, and hammered it: (video) Warren attempted to deny her role, and referred to a Boston Globe article, but the Globe article supports Browns account. The Globe article indicated the representation was...
  • Elizabeth Warren Admits She Is Not Licensed to Practice Law in Massachusetts

    09/24/2012 8:16:36 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 81 replies
    Elizabeth Warren Admits She Is Not Licensed to Practice Law in Massachusetts by Michael Patrick Leahy 24 Sep 2012, 7:43 AM PDT Speaking to Boston's 96.9 FM radio program "Jim and Margery" on Monday, Democratic Senate challenger Elizabeth Warren admitted that she is not licensed to practice law in Massachusetts. According to reports from listeners, she claimed that she does not maintain a law practice. She also "said that she gave up her New Jersey license because she could not keep up with the Continuing Education requirements," according to one listener who commented on Breitbart's Monday story, "Does Elizabeth Warren...
  • Tough guys (Former MA gov's comment on Romney)

    09/21/2012 5:13:53 AM PDT · by pietraynor · 3 replies
    Lowell sun ^ | 9/21/2012 | Peter Lucas
    Clearly, there is not much left of the good-old-boy network when it comes to former governors of Massachusetts. This was made abundantly clear before, during and after the Democratic Party Convention, when Gov. Deval Patrick, who followed Mitt Romney in the governor's office, and former Gov. Michael Dukakis, who preceded him, went after the GOP presidential nominee with a vengeance. Patrick hit him high and Dukakis hit him low. If this were a Sunday NFL game, the referee would have called the two Democrats for unnecessary roughness -- piling on. Dukakis was and is particularly tough on Romney. He has...
  • New poll shows Scott Brown in lead (49% to 45%...LV)

    09/19/2012 7:21:50 PM PDT · by Kolath · 21 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 9/19/2012 | William A. Jacobson
    There have been several polls released recently, showing everything from a virtual dead heat to Elizabeth Warren ahead by low single digits. This was a contrast to pre-DNC polls, which showed Brown ahead by low single digits. Clearly Warren received a convention bounce, almost entirely from increased support from Democrats. Warren supporters in the left-blogosphere have all but declared victory. The question, however, was whether Warrens convention bounce would last. A U.Mass-Lowell/Boston Herald poll released tonight indicates that perhaps Warrens lead is not so clear, or that her bounce has faded. Brown is up 50-44 among registered voters and 49-45...
  • New poll shows tight US Senate race in Mass.

    09/17/2012 9:04:35 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    A new poll shows Massachusetts closely-watched U.S. Senate race remains tight. The Suffolk University and WHDH-TV poll released Monday shows Democrat Elizabeth Warren is the choice of 48 percent of likely general election voters compared to 44 percent for incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown.
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY POLL SHOWS WARREN OVERTAKING BROWN FOR U.S. SENATE

    09/18/2012 9:48:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren (48 percent) has overtaken incumbent Republican Scott Brown (44 percent), in a Senate squeaker that still falls within the margin of error, according to a Suffolk University/7NEWS (WHDH-Boston) poll of likely general election voters in Massachusetts. Eight percent of those polled were undecided or chose someone else. These results contrast with a Suffolk University/7NEWS poll conducted in May, when Brown led Warren 48 percent to 47 percent, with 5 percent either undecided or choosing someone else. Fresh off a new TV ad buy and a prime time convention speech, Elizabeth Warren has improved her popularity and...
  • Elizabeth Warren leads Sen. Scott Brown in 2 new polls in US Senate race

    09/17/2012 8:27:32 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 39 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 9/16/ | Noah Bierman and Matt Rocheleau
    Two new polls show Elizabeth Warren leading Senator Scott Brown, one by six points and the other by two points, suggesting a possible bump for the Democratic candidate following the two parties conventions.
  • Poll: Warren Leads Brown in Mass. Senate Race

    09/16/2012 3:58:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    National Journal Group Inc. ^ | September 16, 2012 | Steven Shepard
    Democrat Elizabeth Warren has a 6-point lead over Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., in one of the marquee Senate races of the 2012 cycle, according to a new poll released Sunday. Warren's lead is not considered statistically significant because the poll, conducted by Western New England University in Springfield, Mass., has a relatively high margin of error.
  • (Elizabeth) Warren may retool TV ads -- Is urged to show a personal side

    09/12/2012 4:17:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | September 12, 2012 | Frank Phillips
    Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren amid growing unrest from party activists and leaders is facing pressure to make a major shift in her television advertising with a new series of commercials that seek to soften her image, while focusing more directly on her GOP rival, Senator Scott Brown. According to top Democratic leaders in Massachusetts, Warren campaign advisers are considering a new strategy that will be aimed at toning down what those leaders call the preachy tone that has dominated her ads until now. Instead, some of the spots would rely more on the voices of voters from...
  • More Dems Jump Ship to Join Brown (any Republicans for Warren?)

    09/10/2012 9:52:20 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 29 replies
    GoLocalWorc ^ | 9/10/12 | Adam Drici
    The recently rolled out "Democrats for Brown" coalition has racked up nearly 500 Democratic politicians and grassroots supporters statewide. Representative Chris Fallon was the first Democrat currently serving in the State Legislature to cross over when he gave his public endorsement to Republican Senator Scott Brown late last week. Fallon joined the likes of Springfield's former Democratic Mayor Charlie Ryan and Boston's Ray Flynn, as well as Worcester's own former Mayor and current City Councilor Konnie Lukes, who appeared in one of Brown's campaign ads earlier this election cycle. The three former mayors will serve as co-chairs of the newly-formed...
  • GOP Has Rare Shot At Winning House Seat In Mass.

    09/09/2012 6:12:21 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 86 replies
    npr ^ | September 9, 2012
    U.S. House candidate Richard Tisei is openly gay. He's also openly Republican. "You know what, in Massachusetts, it's a lot easier to be gay than be a Republican," he says, "as far as trying to get elected to office." But Tisei could make political history for the Massachusetts GOP. Not just because they could win their first U.S. House seat in 15 years, but also because Tisei would be the first openly gay Republican to be elected to a term in Congress. Republicans are generally long shots to get elected in this solidly Democratic state. But Tisei's upset bid is...
  • Brown 6 Points Ahead of Warren

    08/27/2012 6:14:02 PM PDT · by docbnj · 41 replies
    Economic Policy Journal ^ | 27 Aug 2012 | anon
    Public Policy Polling is one of the most accurate pollsters aroind, Indeed, they were the first to signal that Brown would win the special election in Massachusetts called to replace the late Senator Ted Kennedy. They know Massachusetts well. The socialist thinking Warren has not been reacting well to the fact that she has been trailing.
  • 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.
  • What really happened at the homosexual 'kiss-in' at Chick-fil-A in Massachusetts

    08/09/2012 11:19:58 AM PDT · by massmike · 38 replies
    http://massresistance.com ^ | 08/09/2012 | n/a
    That evening at the Burlington Mall food court, the first things one noticed were some uniformed Burlington police and also several uniformed mall cops. The mall cops approached anyone they suspected was a reporter and told them they couldn't take photos or videos. (For the flood of people on "Appreciation Day" there were no police that we could see and maybe three mall cops. And lots of people took photos and videos the entire time with no trouble.) Around 7:45 pm about a dozen or so activists suddenly came marching into the food court and gathered in front of Chick-fil-A....
  • (Liz Warren) Stop rigging system against small business

    08/07/2012 7:20:36 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 23 replies
    Politico ^ | Aug 5, 2012 | Elizabeth Warren
    I believe in small businesses. Theyre the heart and soul of our economy. They create jobs and opportunities for the future. Washington politicians .... claim they support small businesses, but they avoid talking about a harsh reality: The system is rigged against small business. These owners cant afford armies of lobbyists in D.C., but the big corporations can. Its those armies of lobbyists that create the loopholes and special breaks that let big corporations off the hook for paying taxes. While small businesses are left to pay the bills. .... When small businesses grow and flourish, we should applaud their...
  • Rush Limbaugh back on WRKO Monday; Talk 1200 ends

    08/06/2012 1:14:48 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 50 replies
    WRKO ^ | 8/6/12 | raccoonradio
    WRKO welcomes back Rush Limbaugh on Monday. Coast to Coast might return too. It looks like Talk 1200 will end; supposedly the local hosts have been shown the door. The WRKO lineup will pair Todd Feinburg and Michele McPhee mornings followed by the Financial Exchange, Rush at noon, then Howie
  • Same-sex couples 'kiss-in' at Chick-fil-A (In MA, Only about a dozen gathered to kiss and tell)

    08/04/2012 5:09:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    WCVB ^ | 08/04/2012
    BURLINGTON, Mass. - "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" on Wednesday, with supporters flooding the chain's franchises around the country, was countered with "kiss-ins" by same-sex couples at assorted locations Friday, At the Burlington Mall, heavy security was ready. But only about a dozen protesters gathered to kiss and tell. They said Chick-fil-A customers they may want to take a closer look at where they're spending their money. "Over the past 10 years, Chick-fil-A has donated almost $5 million to organizations that work actively against gay people's rights -- some of them certified hate groups -- and that's the real reason we're out...
  • Scott Brown on Elizabeth Warrens criticisms: Blah, blah, blah, blah

    08/02/2012 6:35:07 AM PDT · by JimWayne · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/30/2012 | Rachel Weiner
    The debates between Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren (D) will not be civil, the National Journal concludes. Asked by a reporter about some of Warrens criticisms, Brown cut in, Blah, blah, blah, blah."
  • Hundreds do lunch at Burlington (Ma)a Chick-fil-A

    08/01/2012 2:10:06 PM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 08/01/2012 | Erin Smith
    A line snaked around and out of the Burlington Mall food court today as hundreds of people waited to eat chicken sandwiches on Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day. Jennifer Musil of Watertown waited for an hour for chicken strips and sweet tea because she disagreed with Boston Mayor Tom Meninos approach in trying to dissuade Chick-fil-A from coming to the Hub because of its CEOs opposition to gay marriage. People can disagree on things and I am fine with that, said Musil. But I dont think its the place of our government to tell a business what to believe, said Musil, adding...
  • Chick-fil-A supporters have appreciation day(MA Stores video)

    08/01/2012 1:09:00 PM PDT · by matt04 · 24 replies
    Supporters of Chick-fil-A are eating at restaurants in the chicken chain Wednesday as the company continues to be criticized for an executive's comments about gay marriage. Long lines were reported at Chick-fil-A restaurants at malls in Peabody and Burlington. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a Baptist minister, declared Wednesday national "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day." Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy told the Baptist Press last month that the Atlanta-based company was "guilty as charged" for backing "the biblical definition of a family." That unleashed a torrent of criticism from gay rights groups and others, who have called for boycotts and efforts to block...
  • In online chat, Brown is brought into Chick-fil-A fray

    07/29/2012 11:22:29 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 56 replies
    Boston.com ^ | July 28 2012 | Michael Levenson & Glen Johnson
    Senator Scott Brown, who has earned kind words from Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino despite their differing political parties, treaded carefully Friday when asked during a Boston.com chat about the mayors spat with Chick-fil-A over its opposition to gay marriage. I disagree with what the CEO from Chick-fil-A said. I was glad he spoke further and said that his company does not discriminate, Brown wrote from his South Boston campaign headquarters. Noting that Massachusetts has strong antidiscrimination laws that could prevent problems should the company decide to set up shop in Boston, Brown added, If they move forward with the...
  • Warren: GOP Plan Is "I Got Mine, The Rest Of You Are On Your Own"

    07/24/2012 1:57:08 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 44 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 7-24-012
    <p>ELIZABETH WARREN: You know, this is just one more attempt to not talk about the central issues. But the way I look at this: I love little businesses. My daughter started a small business, my brother started a small business, my Aunt Alice started a small business. I worked in it when I was a teenager.</p>
  • Record Number of Openly Gay Candidates Running for Congress

    07/23/2012 7:20:26 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 21 replies
    Congress.org ^ | July 23 2012 | Ryan Teague Beckwith
    A record number of openly gay candidates are running for Congress. The contenders all say that their sexual orientation is pretty much a nonissue on the campaign trail, Roll Calls Joshua Miller reports. No one cares, said Kyrsten Sinema, who is openly bisexual and a top candidate in the Democratic primary in Arizonas 9th district. Its about my history of work in the district. They dont care three straws about the other stuff. Other openly gay challenger candidates with a real shot of coming to Congress include: Sean Patrick Maloney, taking on freshman Rep. Nan Hayworth (R) in New...
  • Marco Rubio Endorses Scott Brown

    07/23/2012 5:19:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2012 | Daniel Doherty
    On Monday, Florida Senator Marco Rubio blasted out an email to supporters on behalf of the Reclaim America Pac endorsing Scott Brown and explaining, in no uncertain terms, the myriad reasons why Bay State voters should not elect Elizabeth Warren to the United States Senate in November: Two years ago, I endorsed Scott Brown because I knew he would be a critical vote against expanded government, out-of-control spending, and the President's healthcare takeover. Now Scott Brown is running for reelection against an ultra-liberal backed by extreme big-government special interests. Scott's opponent is Elizabeth Warren, an extreme liberal who was...
  • SENATE CANDIDATE OF THE WEEK: Scott Brown

    07/21/2012 1:51:50 PM PDT · by firebrand · 28 replies
    We all remember the euphoria when Scott Brown won the special election to the so-called Ted Kennedy seat in 2010. He was supposed to be the 41st vote against cloture on Obamacare. And we all know how that turned out. Despite the clear voice of the people, the president pulled out every trick imaginable to force that bill down our throats. That does not diminish Scott Brown's victory. But the truth is that because his original election was a special election, he had media attention and voter support from all over the country. Now we are approaching an important general...
  • Romney giving up on home state of Massachusetts

    05/16/2012 10:51:20 AM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 5/16/12 | STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press
    Don't bet on Mitt Romney winning his home state of Massachusetts. Or even trying. Romney was never a hero in the liberal bastion, and aides say there are other ways he can win the White House without the 11 electoral votes the state offers.
  • Obama Booed at Fenway Park!

    04/20/2012 1:50:47 PM PDT · by Andy'smom · 101 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 4/20/2012
    Racists! Obama Booed At Fenway Park
  • Massachusetts: Obama 51%, Romney 40%

    04/11/2012 11:31:21 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 81 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | April 11, 2012
    President Obama continues to hold a double-digit lead in Massachusetts over Mitt Romney, governor of the state from 2003 to 2007. A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters in Massachusetts finds Obama earning 51% support to Romney's 40%. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate, and six percent (6%) are undecided.
  • Massachusetts Gay Lobby Endorses Mitt Romney's Attorney for 2010 House Seat (September 16, 2010)

    04/05/2012 8:32:29 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 15 replies
    KnowThyNeighbor.org ^ | September 16, 2010 | Tom Lang
    The Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus (MGLPC), the Leading LGBT Lobby Organization and Key Architect for the Strategy Securing Marriage Equality, Has Endorsed Republican Daniel Winslow (9th Norfolk) And Former Mitt Romney's Chief Legal Counsel Over Democrat Challenger Stanley Nacewicz For the Massachusetts House of Representatives Led by Co-Chair Arline Isaacson, the MGLPC voted unanimously in last week's annual meeting to endorse the Republican, Daniel Winslow over his Democratic challenger, Stan Nacewicz for the Massachusetts House Seat representing the 9th Norfolk District in Fall 2010. This District seat was formerly held by Richard Ross (R) who vacated it when...
  • Dem cracks showing a little early

    03/15/2012 8:24:43 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 3/15/12 | Joe Battenfeld
    The White House loves her. Cher loves her. But a lot of Democrats arent so wild about Elizabeth Warrens Senate campaign these days. The high-powered, fast-running Warren campaign is starting to show some cracks and dings fueling fresh scuttlebutt of internal dissent in the party. Sources say some national Democratic officials and unions are unhappy with Warren agreeing to a pact with Republican Scott Brown that could severely limit super PACs and third-party groups from running attack ads. Browns shrewd move to push the pledge comes as a number of polls show his popularity back on the rise in...
  • Romney's letter of support to the Log Cabin Club (So-called "Republican" gay group)

    03/12/2012 8:42:08 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 9 replies
    MassResistance.com ^ | October 6th, 1994
    To the members of the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts: I am writing to thank the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts for the advice and support you have given me during my campaign for the U.S. Senate and to seek the Club's formal endorsement of my election. The Log Cabin Club has played a vital role in reinvigorating the Republican Party in Massachusetts and your endorsement is important to me because it will provide further confirmation that my campaign and approach to government is consistent with the values and vision of government we share. . . . . . ....
  • Romney Notches Victories in Virginia and Vermont (Also Massachusetts)

    03/06/2012 5:17:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 03/06/2012 | By LAURA MECKLER
    Mitt Romney won easy victories in Massachusetts, Virginia and Vermont Tuesday as he looked to take a commanding lead in the Republican presidential race. Newt Gingrich, hoping to revitalize his campaign, notched a home-field win in Georgia. Together, 10 states scattered across the country hosted Super Tuesday contests, the biggest day yet in the fight for the right to challenge President Barack Obama this fall. Ohio, a critical state in the general election, was the spotlight race, with Mr. Romney running close to former Sen. Rick Santorum, who has seen his Ohio lead erode. The former Pennsylvania senator was hoping...
  • Sen. Brown kicks off re-election campaign

    01/22/2012 7:31:41 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 27 replies
    sentinelandenterprise.com ^ | 21 Jan 2012 | Chris Camire
    BOSTON -- Less than 24 hours after launching his re-election bid, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown came to Lowell Friday and discussed his Democratic opponent's foreign-policy credentials, the presidential race, and even his personal finances. During an hourlong editorial board meeting at The Sun of Lowell, Brown also expressed frustration with Washington gridlock. He criticized partisan bickering for stalling action on issues such as reducing the national debt and fixing the economy. "There are times when I'm going to be with my party," said Brown. "I'm a Republican, obviously. But there are times when our party down there, especially, is acting...
  • Poll shows Brown besting possible Senate challengers

    04/07/2011 12:06:11 AM PDT · by byteback · 16 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | APR 6, 2011 | Cynthia Needham
    US Senator Scott Brown continues to enjoy strong favorability ratings and would defeat any of the Democrats -- including Governor Deval Patrick -- who have been mentioned as potential challengers, if the election were held today, according to a new Suffolk University/7 News poll. The poll indicates that former US Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II would pose the strongest challenge to the Republican senator. In a hypothetical head-to-head race, Kennedy would receive 40 percent of the vote to Browns 45 percent. Kennedy, however, has indicated to leading Democrats that he has no interest in challenging Brown. Brown would more easily...
  • Brown leads in poll, voters unfamiliar with most potential rivals

    03/14/2011 7:42:03 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 70 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 3/14/11 | Michael Norton
    Fifty-two percent of voters believe Sen. Scott Brown should be re-elected and the Wrentham Republican holds double-digit leads over potential Democratic candidates Rep. Michael Capuano and Elizabeth Warren, an advisor to President Barack Obama, according to a new poll. The Western New England College Polling Institute found Brown led Capuano 51-38 and Warren 51-34. "Obviously its early in the election cycle and a lot can change in the coming months," polling institute director Tim Vercellotti, an associate professor of political science at Western New England College, said in a statement. "But the survey results show that the Democrats have a...
  • New Hard Left group targets Brown

    12/09/2010 12:41:59 PM PST · by pabianice · 10 replies
    Just saw their ad on TV. Website trumpets the defeat of Brown in 2012 for 'having become an elitist and turning his back on Massachusetts.' The site is a who's who of linatic Leftists/communists. I wonder who funds this and other similar anti-American sites. Soros is probably behind it. Their name is a laughable oxymoron: insane tax-and-spend liberals demanding fiscal conservatism. LOL!
  • Richard Tisei, Openly Gay Republican, Picked for GOP Ticket in Mass. Gov.'s Race

    11/23/2009 2:49:05 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 58 replies · 2,280+ views
    cbsnews.com ^ | Nov. 23, 2009 | Stephanie Condon
    A Republican political hopeful interested in serving as governor of Massachusetts announced Monday he has chosen Richard R. Tisei, an openly gay state legislator, to be his running mate in the 2010 gubernatorial election. "Want you to be the first to know: I've chosen State Senator Richard Tisei as my running mate," Republican Charles Baker wrote on his Twitter account. "Excited about this team." In the photo at left, Baker stands to the left of Tisei outside the civic center in Wakefield, Mass. Baker is the former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and a former adviser to two Republican...