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Sam Stein

Obama Coakley Ad Rolls Out (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With one day left to go before Massachusetts hosts a critical election for a U.S. Senate seat, President Barack Obama has cut a new television ad for ...

Scott Brown Closing The GOP Technology Gap

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Regardless of the outcome of tomorrow's special Senate election in Massachusetts, the race is stoking Republican optimism that 2010 will be the year t...

Dems Inadvertently Suggest a Coakley Loss Would Strengthen Progressives on Health Care

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is now saying that if Democrats lose the Massachusetts Senate election tomorrow, the party will consider using reconciliation to pass the health care bill.

Kennedy May Have Called Coakley Outcome

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Scott Brown has the audacity to run for a seat held by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy for 47 years and by a member of the Kennedy family for 53 years. He just might win.

Obama Coakley Speech: President Seeks To Save Senate Seat, Health Vote (VIDEO)

AP/ Huffington Post | CHARLES BABINGTON and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON -- His agenda at risk, President Barack Obama fought Sunday to save a struggling Democratic U.S. Senate candidate and the critical 60th vote ne...

Mark Udall

9 News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Sen. Mark Udall is wading into a hotly contested special election on behalf of a fellow Democrat, and it's his use of the word "tea-baggers" ...

New Republican Mantra: "Brownie, You're Doing a Heck of a Job''

Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lucey

Other than Coakley inexplicably taking a six-day breather while her opponent worked the stump, Massachusetts Democrats seemed to have misread the voting bloc that mattered most

Sam Stein

Abortion Wars Overtake Mass. Race: Coakley Accused Of Being Threat To Babies | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new flier being distributed in the final days of the Massachusetts Senate race portrays Attorney General Martha Coakley as a threat to unborn childr...

A Wake Up Call

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Whether or not Martha Coakley squeaks through in Massachusetts on Tuesday, it should be a wake-up call of the most fundamental kind. Obama needs to stop playing inside games with bankers and insurance lobbyists.

Friends Don't Let Friends Not Vote Massachusetts' Senate Election

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Just think how outrageous it would be if an election to replace the nation's most ardent champion of health care for all, stopped health care reform. That's exactly what Republican Scott Brown has said he will do.

The Coakley Hangover

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

It might feel like Massachusetts voters are deciding on Obama and the Democrats' health care plan, but it's really just one issue, and Scott Brown can't stop reform from happening.

Democrats Must Combat the Swiftboating of Martha Coakley

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Massachusetts special election for Ted Kennedy's seat is just over a week away, and Republicans are pulling out all the stops to win or at least come close. A Martha Coakley loss would be nothing short of devastating.

Shahien Nasiripour

States Should Be Allowed To Protect Consumers From Big Banks, Obama Says | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment Friday to allowing states to adopt stronger consumer protection measures than the federal government ...

Call for Coakley: How Three Votes Can Tip an Election

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Martha Coakley may not be a great campaigner, but she's worked and voted for the same causes Ted Kennedy did, while her opponent, Scott Brown, is a right wing Republican who's opposed everything Kennedy ever stood for.

Obama's Martha Coakley Pitch: 'Put On Your Walking Shoes Again' (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — President Barack Obama is calling on his fellow Democrats to "put on their walking shoes" and help Martha Coakley succeed Edward Kennedy in...

The Republicans Are Coming! The Republicans Are Coming!

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

In Massachusetts, it's not the British that are threatening our communal well being, it's the Republican Party.

Martha Coakley Blamed By Dems For Close Race In Massachusetts

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Massachusetts isn't the likeliest backdrop for Republicans to begin their long climb back to a Senate majority. Democrats control both of the state's ...

Massachusetts Senate Primary: The Democratic, Republican Contenders To Replace Ted Kennedy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP/Huffington Post) -- Massachusetts voters on Tuesday began the process of selecting a replacement for the man who represented them in the U.S. Sena...

Ed Schultz On MA Election: 'I'd Cheat To Keep These Bastards Out' (AUDIO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday, MSNBC host Ed Schultz proposed a radical path to a Democratic win in the unexpectedly close Massachusetts Senate race for the late Ted Kenn...

Red Birkenstocks? Can Massachusetts Really Turn Republican?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

As the Monday holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday approaches, perhaps the Coakley team would be wise to remind the state's voters of the principles that they and the Democratic Party stand for.

Democrats: New Pro-Brown TV Ads Are 'Illegal'

Boston Globe | Matt Viser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats in Washington are criticizing a pair of new ads supporting Republican Scott Brown in the US Senate race, saying that the spots are illegal b...

Massachusetts Senate Race Is 'Very Tight,' 'Urgent,' Internal Dem Memo Says

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a sign of serious worry about the increasingly tense battle for Ted Kennedy's seat, the Democratic National Committee and the Martha Coakley camp...

Save Us Martha!

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

In recent days, women's advocates have been strikingly hushed, even as women's health is under assault in the health reform debate. It begs the question: who will be our modern day Eleanor Roosevelt?

In Mass. Race, Democrat Jump-Starts Campaign

Boston Globe | Frank Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Attorney General Martha Coakley sailed largely unscathed through the Democratic Senate primary, her aides set a course for the general election ...

Outside Groups Spending Big on Mass. Senate Race

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outside groups are pouring millions of dollars into Massachusetts' Senate race to replace the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, highlighting a c...