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Martha Coakley

Scott Brown's Body Seduces. Take A Cold Shower

Karen Dolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dolan

Folks are desperate and afraid. Brown is tall, commanding and handsome. He is taking the failed policies of the Bush Administration and repackaging them into Hot Guy Has New Ideas That Will Save Us.

And So It Better Begin

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Gyllenhaal

Am I upset? You bet I'm upset. I would like Obama out of office now except ... except ... if he could just finally wake up out of whatever dream Harvard-world he's been living in.

Jon Stewart Gets Fed Up: Dems Set The Bar So Low They're Tripping Over It (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took on the race for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat last night, taking jabs at the Democrats in the process. Upon hearing that Republican candi...

President Obama's Other Worst Enemies -- His ''Friends''

Patt Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patt Morrison

The Republicans have only been trying to make President Obama a one-term president. The whiny left is trying to make him a one-year president.

Liberal Bloggers to Obama and Dems: We Told You So

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Daou

Democrats, controlling the White House and both houses of Congress, have managed to kill their own dream of dominance in 12 months.

Roy Sekoff On Massachusetts Senate Race Results: 'Like A Mild Heart Attack' For Democrats

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post's Roy Sekoff appeared on The Ed Show Tuesday evening to weigh in on the Massachusetts Senate race between Democrat Martha Coakley and ...

Ryan Grim

Coakley Pollster Defends Campaign Against White House | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The blame game is fully underway. A top pollster to Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley told HuffPost on Tuesday that the White House, in attem...

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.

Martha Coakley -- and One Nagging, Unsolved Case

Sheila Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheila Weller

I want Coakley to win. But the domestic abuse case she worked on as DA is an example of our government's failure to sometimes do something simple: Be curious, aggressive, and effective in victim crimes.

Senate Race in Massachusetts: Obama's Health Care Effort Looks a Lot Like Afghanistan Mess

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The health care battle is beginning to look a lot like Afghanistan -- a pit into which America pours a never ending stream of rationalizations, compromises, resources and effort.

Sam Stein

Kerry Charges Brown With Palin-Like Tactics As Dems Prepare For Worst | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) lashed out at Scott Brown's Massachusetts senatorial campaign on Monday for adopting "intimidation tactics" that he deemed "...

Coakley, Schmoakley, You're Not Our Heroes Anymore

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley may or may not be elected to the U.S. Senate tomorrow. What difference will it make, one way or the other?

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.

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" ...

Friday Talking Points [107] -- What A Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Much of the frenzied activity took place this week behind closed doors (and most decidedly not on C-SPAN), as health care reform entered its final negotiating phase.

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 Kenned...

EMILY's List Spends $250,000 On Coakley Radio Ad

The Hill | Sean J. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EMILY's List is the latest group to announce it's spending money on the Massachusetts Senate race, which had been billed as a foregone conclusion unti...