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Super Tuesday Results – Romney Wins 6, Santorum Wins 3, Newt Wins 1

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, Newt, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Republicans, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia

Let’s run down the numbers… Georgia – 76 delegates Gingrich – 42 Romney – 13 Santorum – 2 Ohio – 66 Romney – 35 Santorum – 21 Tennessee – 58 Santorum – 25 Romney – 10 Gingrich – 8 Virginia – 43 Romney – 43 Oklahoma – 43 Santorum – 14 Romney – 13 Gingrich […]

March 7th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

NEWS ALERT: Media Gets Some Stuff Right About Independent Voters!

By Nancy Hanks | Related entries in Independence Party of New York, Independents, Massachusetts, New York City, News

The Massachusetts special election to fill Ted Kennedy’s seat continues to reverberate (or is that ricochet?) in the media [for a quick round-up of latest Charlie Cook in National Journal, Robert Reich on Huffington Post, Dan Balz in Washington Post and Kristi Keck on CNN, see today's Hankster] and independent voters remain center stage (the […]

January 26th, 2010 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Jim Webb: No Votes Until Brown Is Seated

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Health Care, health care reform, Massachusetts, Republicans

And I agree. Because even though Kennedy championed this health care legislation, Massachusetts didn’t elect a Dem this time around. That’s how democracy works. From The Hill… “In many ways the campaign in Massachusetts became a referendum not only on health care reform but also on the openness and integrity of our government process,” Webb […]

January 19th, 2010 | Permalink| 36 Comments »

Scott Brown Wins Massachusetts Senate Race Shocker

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Health Care, health care reform, Massachusetts, Republicans

The results aren’t final yet, but it looks like Brown is going to win 52% to 47%. And you have to hand it to him. He ran a great campaign and defeated the favorite Martha Coakley in a race that many Democrats thought would be a cake walk. But let’s remember that Republicans being elected […]

January 19th, 2010 | Permalink| 42 Comments »

Not so blue Monday in Massachusetts [UPDATED]

By mw | Related entries in Massachusetts

Is there a better political story than the Brown/Coakley special election in Massachusetts? This is a much more exciting contest than either of the playoff games on Sunday. The last big effort to turn back the Scott Brown tide was in evidence all weekend. It had two tracks, a high road, and a low road.

January 18th, 2010 | Permalink| 11 Comments »

Obama e-mails a message of support for Coakley

By mw | Related entries in Massachusetts, Obama

Barack e-mails a message of support for Coakley

January 15th, 2010 | Permalink| 18 Comments »

Scott Brown: It’s not Teddy’s seat. Try before you buy.

By mw | Related entries in California, Democrats, Elections, Massachusetts, Republicans

Gergen served up a softball and Scott Brown knocked it out of the park. “It’s not Ted Kennedy’s seat. It’s not the Democrat’s seat. It’s the people’s seat.” If Brown wins, this may be the moment that put him over the top.

January 13th, 2010 | Permalink| 13 Comments »

Quote Of The Day – 5 Years Of Gay Marriage

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, Massachusetts, Sexuality

“Having two parents who can feel and express love for each other, and give it in abundance to their children, that’s what matters. It doesn’t matter what the identities of those parents are.” – Heidi Nortonsmith, one of the original gay couples to marry in Massachusetts in 2004. Here’s more about how things have gone […]

May 10th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Obama Wins New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey

New Hampshire was expected, but still a swing state in the grand scheme of things. The others were not surprises in the least. A total of 56 electoral votes. Tweet

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Two Former Republican Governors Back Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Massachusetts, McCain, Minnesota, Republicans

Yesterday is was former Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson… Carlson said Thursday that the Illinois senator’s stances on the Iraq war, the economy and green energy goals won him over. Carlson, who served from 1991 to 1998, also cited recent comments by GOP Congresswoman Michele Bachmann questioning whether politicians have “pro-America or anti-America views.” “Regardless of […]

October 24th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »