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Obama Adds Another High Profile Superdelegate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Massachusetts, Super Delegates!!!

Another former DNC chair lines up. From The Page: Chicago, IL – Today, Former Democratic National Committee Chair and Massachusetts supderdelegate Paul G. Kirk, Jr. endorsed Barack Obama. The endorsement brings the total number of superdelegates to endorse Barack Obama to 253. Senator Obama is 279 delegates away from securing the Democratic nomination. This puts […]

May 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Gay Divorce Proving Complicated

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Law, Massachusetts, Sexuality

Gay couples who married in Massachusetts but live in other states are having trouble getting divorced. It seems, early on, Massachusetts allowed out-of-state couples to get married there but currently does not allow gay divorces unless the couple establishes a year of residency in the state. Since other states do not permit gay marriages, they […]

April 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Spinning Massachusetts

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Hillary, Massachusetts

I agree with Josh Marshall. The Clintons are trying to spin Obama loss in Massachusetts, but he made up a ton of ground in a very short amount of time. From TPM: In our poll tracker, we have six polls of the Massachusetts race going back to January 17th. One of those had Obama ahead, […]

February 6th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Massachusetts Called For Clinton

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Massachusetts

MSNBC just called it. Big win for Hillary since Kennedy and Kerry backed Obama. Tweet

February 5th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Polls Show Obama Closing On Hillary

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, California, Connecticut, Democrats, Hillary, Massachusetts, New York

First the national poll from Gallup, which shows that last week Clinton was up by 16 points. Now the gap is 6 points. Clinton 42% (-2) Obama 36% (+3) Edwards 12% (-2) Then Kennedy’s endorsement has helped Obama in Massachusetts… A Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of the Massachusetts Democratic Presidential Primary finds Hillary Clinton attracting […]

January 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »