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Massachusetts Election

Elizabeth Warren Is The Most Popular Politician In Massachusetts

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Massachusetts voters have an overwhelmingly positive opinion of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who stood out among a field of candidates and elected...

Democrats Running For Governor In Massachusetts Reject Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

All five Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Massachusetts said Thursday they don't think Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should ...

Openly Gay Republican Richard Tisei Expected To Challenge John Tierney To A Rematch

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Republican Richard R. Tisei, a former Massachusetts Senate minority leader, is expected to officially announce his candidacy for the state's 6th Congr...

Martha Coakley Goes On The Attack In Massachusetts Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley, the state attorney general, hit Republican candidate Charlie Baker Monday on the issu...

Obama Gives Dem Senate Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Tuesday endorsed Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.). "Ed Markey is a passionate and effective champi...

Voters Deciding Candidates For Big Fight

Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

By BOB SALSBERG AND STEVE LEBLANC, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON — Massachusetts voters on Tuesday will decide Tuesday which Republican and Democra...

Markey, Lynch Release First Ads In Massachusetts

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Democratic Reps. Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey released their first ads of the Massachusetts Senate campaign Tuesday. Markey, the favor...

Stoned in Massachusetts

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

With the passage of Question 3 on the November 6 ballot, the Massachusetts voters legalized the use of medical marijuana, "smoking" that question by a two-to-one margin. And it's about time.

Scott Brown Toppled By Elizabeth Warren, Networks Project

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Democrat Elizabeth Warren was projected the winner of the Massachusetts Senate race over GOP Sen. Scott Brown by NBC News and CBS News on Tuesday nigh...

Elizabeth Warren Wins

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Elizabeth Warren defeated Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) Tuesday in the race for U.S. Senate, NBC News and CBS News projected. The Harvard Law professo...

LOOK: Massachusetts Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Here is where you'll find the Massachusetts election results for the 2012 presidential election, the state's Senate and House contests and how citizen...

Romney Likely To Lose Home State, Senate Race Captures Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

In the Massachusetts election on Tuesday, Mitt Romney is expected to see his home state's 11 electoral votes go to President Barack Obama. The late...

Jason Linkins

Elizabeth Warren Holding Onto Small Lead Over Scott Brown Going Into Election | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Massachusetts Senate race features two competitors who seemingly achieved political-celebrity status upon their very introduction into the pu...

Republicans Pessimistic About Scott Brown

National Journal | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

When Sen. Scott Brown won a special election to replace the late Edward Kennedy in January 2010, some Republicans called it a miracle. Now, some of th...

Rove-Backed Group Targets Elizabeth Warren

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Crossroads GPS, the conservative group co-founded by Karl Rove, has launched a robocall campaign against Elizabeth Warren, marking one of the first ef...

Brown Targeted Over Campaign 'Failure' | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Democrats are claiming that the campaign of Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown isn't doing everything it can to identify the employers of ...

Scott Brown Gets Aggressive

Politico | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

Call it Scott Brown vs. Elizabeth Warren 2.0. With polls showing the liberal consumer advocate inching ahead of the Republican incumbent, the marqu...

Ryan Grim

Elizabeth Warren To Target Scott Brown's Voting Record | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- With two months until Election Day, Democrats are eager to take the Massachusetts Senate race directly to Scott Brown by highlighti...

Poll Shows Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown In Dead Heat

The Boston Herald | Joe Battenfeld | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s meteoric ascent in Massachusetts politics has landed her in a virtual dead heat with Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, w...

'Soul of a Citizen' Excerpt: What Cynicism Costs Us

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Paul Loeb

A long-powerful strain in our culture posits all businesspeople and politicians as corrupt, all religious leaders charlatans, all journalists hacks--and all who'd dare to try to work to change their society naïve fools.

Fox Helps GOP Victory -- GOP Victory Helps Fox

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Fox was giving its audience what it wanted to see while MSNBC's audience turned their sets off and cried themselves to sleep. The reason? The Republican victory in the Massachusetts Senate race.

White House Stormy Weather

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Never forget one of nature's immutable laws: "If Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining That Means Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud". At least that's the case...

Sam Stein

Elizabeth Warren: Pass A Consumer Protection Agency Or Forget Regulatory Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If the financial reform bill doesn't establish an effective and independent consumer protection agency, Congress would be better off passing nothing a...

Sen. Phil A. Buster Turns Obama Into Mush

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The day after Massachusetts State Senator Scott Brown achieved the unthinkable by winning Ted Kennedy's Senate seat, President Obama has demonstrated ...

Sam Stein

Coakley Could Have Won If Unions Had Gone In Sooner: Study | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats could have held the Massachusetts Senate seat if the AFL-CIO and others had been asked to mobilize voters sooner, suggest new polling number...