2013 Senate Race

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Here’s Your NSRC Eye-Roller of the Day

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) put out a release today screaming that “Ed Markey is the first to violate the “People’s Pledge.”” That would […]

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The 9/11 Resolutions Gomez and Markey Are Fighting About

Gabs Gomez is out again today with a release screaming about Ed Markey’s “unconscionable” vote against two resolutions honoring 9/11 victims. I’m not sure that […]

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John McCain Takes Part in the Scattershot Gomez Campaign

Gabriel Gomez took a break from calling for U.S. Senate term limits to accept the endorsement of a man elected when Crocodile Dundee was the […]

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A Platonic Dialogue on Gabriel Gomez’s Plumbing Woes

Today, Buzzfeed published the explosive news that Senate Candidate Gabriel Gomez’s plumber sued him in 2007 for unpaid toilet repairs but settled the matter out […]

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Cooter Is Not Happy with Ed Markey

The weird incident in which Ed Markey’s campaign uninvited former Congressman and Duke’s of Hazzard actor Ben Jones from performing with his band at a fundraiser is undoubtedly […]

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Gabriel Gomez Agrees to Talk About Abortion, Just Not to Say Much

Gabriel Gomez participated in an interview with the Boston Globe’s Stephanie Ebbert “specifically to explore his views on abortion rights,” which is strange given how […]

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Confederate Flags Are Your Massachusetts Senate Issue of the Day

Winning the award for most random political issue in the campaign today is … the Confederate flag. Ah yes, the old red and blue banner […]

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Victory Funds For Some, But Not Others?

Gabriel Gomez has set up a so-called Victory Fund, which means I must now mock Massachusetts Republicans just as I did two years ago when Scott Brown did […]

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The Massachusetts Senate Polls Are Sending Mixed Signals

The two newest polls in the special Senate race are sending us some serious mixed messages about the state of Democrat Ed Markey’s lead over […]

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Nate Silver Thinks Gabriel Gomez Is Losing Bigtime

By focusing only on how this Senate race compares to the 2010 special election that put Scott Brown in office, we risk ignoring all the […]

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Everyone Raises Money Off the Massachusetts Senate Poll

Last week’s Senate poll seemed to contain more good news for one Senate candidate than for the other, and yet, both Democrat Ed Markey and […]

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Poll: Gabriel Gomez Does Shockingly Well Against Ed Markey

The immediate and obvious takeaway from Public Policy Polling’s new Massachusetts Senate Race poll, the first since Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez won their party […]

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Gabriel Gomez Is Not the Next Scott Brown

It was the first question to came to mind when many heard the news that political upstart Gabriel Gomez won the Republican Senate primary: Is […]

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It’s Ed Markey vs. Gabriel Gomez

We’ve got our general election matchup. Rep. Ed Markey defeated  his rival in the Democratic Senate primary, Rep. Stephen Lynch Tuesday night. In the Republican […]

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Is Anyone Voting in Tuesday’s Senate Primary?

Fun fact: There’s a primary election Tuesday for the open U.S. Senate seat. Oh, you hadn’t planned to vote? No, no, it’s fine. Neither has […]