Posts Tagged ‘patrick kennedy’

Breathing Brown


What else is Scott Brown up to besides being a United States Senator? He’s busy breathing, of course, and when Scott Brown breathes, the political world shifts. US Representative William Delahunt said yesterday that he is considering retiring from his congressional seat representing the South Shore and Cape Cod, although he portrayed his deliberations as […]



Patrick Kennedy will not be thrown out of Congress this year. That’s the bad news. The good news is, he’s decided to quit, instead, and avoid the humiliation of his forthcoming eviction. Bummer. It was going to be Scott Brown redux. Rep. Patrick Kennedy has decided not to seek re-election after eight terms in Congress, […]

Not No One


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 […]

Scott Treatment


They’re holding their online noses at the Boston Globe and giving Scott Brown’s swearing-in today the respect it is due. Brown’s next stop: Washington (Gretchen Ertl for The Boston Globe) The governor certified January’s special Senate election today, clearing the way for Senator-elect Scott Brown to be sworn in this evening in Washington. Brown resigns […]

Against the Law


Under pressure from the White House, the Governor of Massachusetts, in what the GOP says is a clear violation of the law, declared an emergency in order to rush an interim senate appointment down to Washington. The Massachusetts Republican Party has filed an injunction in a Boston court seeking to block former Democratic Party chairman […]

Our Power


On a Saturday in which the funeral of Ted Kennedy was a big TV event and torrential rains soaked the Boston area, two hundred people made their way to the Sheraton Hotel in Danvers for a 1pm Congressional Town Hall Meeting. Normally, such events are held by the congressmen who represent their districts, but in […]

Squat Tower


This morning’s pool report from the reporter tailing the President. After his meeting with Vicki Kennedy at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel, POTUS spent just over two hours back at his own hotel. The motorcade pulled out at 9: 54 am and took a 12 minute drive through the wet streets of Boston towards the […]