Posts Tagged ‘massachusetts’

Two polls released Sunday show things too close to call between Scott Brown and Liz Warren. One of the polls, by the UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion and the Boston Herald, showed Brown ahead by one percentage point, 49 percent to 48 percent. The second survey, by the Western New England University Polling Institute […]


All That I Am

04Jul10

Governor Brewer continues to lead Arizona by facing up to political realities in a manner that is both just and popular. Governor Jan Brewer and the Arizona Department of Economic Security set in motion a new anti-fraud unit effective July 1. The new DES Trafficking Detection Unit will ensure that people obtaining food stamps are […]


Republican Gubernatorial nominee Charlie Baker has rolled out his first ad in the campaign to unseat Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. The ad is needed. Polls have shown Governor Deval Patrick, a Democrat, building a lead over Baker, even though voters appear to be giving the incumbent’s performance mixed reviews. But Baker’s biggest gap comes in […]


Not No One

05Feb10

It takes one to not know one. Sen. Scott Brown’s (R-Mass.) election has been shown to be “a joke,” the son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) said Thursday. Coming from a guy who has cornered the market on being a joke, this is an intriguing accusation! Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) castigated Brown for […]


Back in Hiding

03Feb10

Democrats have been unusually open since the election of Barack Obama, feeling, perhaps, that their fringe beliefs had been embraced by America’s center. This was a mistake – for Democrats to win elections, they’ve got to hide their agenda. Remember the President discussing guns and religion during the campaign? Legislators’ election year anxiety after Republican […]


Wrong Headline

02Feb10

A new study shows that abstinence only education works. But I wonder if that’s the right headline. Sex education classes that focus on encouraging children to remain abstinent can persuade a significant proportion to delay sexual activity, researchers reported Monday in a landmark study that could have major implications for U.S. efforts to protect young […]


Will the Scott Brown train keep rolling along? It’s a big day, of sorts, for President Obama. President Obama is heading to New Hampshire on Tuesday, but his eye is on Illinois. The first primary contest of the midterm election season is taking place in Mr. Obama’s home state, where voters are choosing Republican and […]