Archive for January 18th, 2010

Setting Up

18Jan10

The Obama visit Sunday appears to have marked an end to the Senate campaign, with polls indicating the race continuing, or resuming, its swing in the direction of the GOP. A new poll from Politico, taken last night, shows a 9 point lead for Scott Brown. This confirms the signals from Washington, which seem to […]


Campaign Clinic

18Jan10

Here’s the Brown campaign video from yesterday’s rally in Worcester, an event which won the news cycle over the simultaneous appearance of Barack Obama in Boston. No wonder the president left town as speedily as he swept in. The political moment is not his, and Democrats have been caught flatfooted – stuck using arguments from […]


Brown Can Do

18Jan10

There’s lots of good news for Scott Brown today. Perhaps the best is from Dave Paleologos, the pollster from Suffolk University, who has bell weather towns he uses to judge which way an election is heading. This morning on MSNBC’s  Morning Joe show, as Chris Matthews reported his conversation with Suffolk University pollster David Paleologos that […]


Martha Coakley at her best!


Smart & Lucky

18Jan10

It sure is fun watching the Coakley campaign make one major error after another. One that’s really hard to believe is that six days ago, after having gotten the wake-up call that they were in danger of losing,  Martha took the day off and went down to Washington the day after the debate. While there, […]


51-46

18Jan10

Public Policy has a new poll out. Republican Scott Brown leads Democrat Martha Coakley 51 percent to 46 percent with 4 percent undecided in a tight race to fill the seat of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy that will be decided in a Tuesday special election, according to a Public Policy Polling survey conducted Jan. […]


Barnes Burner

18Jan10

Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard reports that Republican lawyers are arguing that Paul Kirk, the corruptly appointed successor to Ted Kennedy, loses his right to vote on election day tomorrow. Meaning if Scott Brown wins, the White House loses its 60th vote tomorrow. Appointed Senator Paul Kirk will lose his vote in the Senate […]


Cooking Coakley

18Jan10

This is scary. Leading political analyst Charlie Cook sent an unusual email Sunday to readers of his influential newsletter saying that Republican Scott Brown is now a slight favorite in the race to fill the seat of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. Cook sent the message just hours before President Barack Obama’s appearance to […]