2013 Senate Race

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Terrorism Talk Has Livened Up the Massachusetts Senate Race

People seemed excited to see that Monday’s Democratic Senate primary debate got a little lively when discussion turned to national security, but not so excited to […]

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Stephen Lynch’s Candidacy Now Just One, Long Austin Powers Metaphor

Stephen Lynch recently showed off his timely movie reference skills by calling billionaire hedge funder and environmental activist Tom Steyer “Dr. Evil,” and Steyer’s public […]

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The Boston Herald Covers the Race for Senator of Fantasy Land

Pity the Boston Herald‘s Joe Battenfeld, who had the unenviable task this week of hyping the Herald-sponsored Democratic Senate debate in the face of a […]

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How to Support Gay Marriage as a Massachusetts Republican

When you’re courting Republican primary voters in a state that largely supports gay marriage, it can be hard to position yourself as pro-gay marriage without […]

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The Republican Senate Candidates Have a Rather Uncontentious Debate

There were several good recaps of the debate between the three Republican Senate candidates, whcih took place in Easton last night, but the main takeaway […]

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Michael Sullivan Copy-Pastes Richard Tisei’s Losing Strategy

Republican Senate candidate Michael J. Sullivan’s campaign slogan declares him “tested and trusted,” and today he proves he wasn’t lying about the “tested” part, at […]

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Is ‘New Kind of Republican’ Just Gabriel Gomez Code for Democrat?

Gabriel Gomez gave Massachusetts its first glimpse at his politics Thursday at a public campaign kick-off in which he called himself “a new kind of […]

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Ed Markey’s Anti-Abortion Past

Rep. Ed Markey has not let anyone forget that Rep. Stephen Lynch has notably shifted toward a more pro-choice stance in the run-up to his […]

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Will the GOP Nominate an Anti-Abortion, Anti-Gay Marriage Senate Candidate?

Former U.S. Attorney Michael J. Sullivan’s candidacy in the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat is going to offer the state party a […]

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Markey and Lynch Set to Debate Steadily from Now to April 30

Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey have agreed to debate six times in the run-up to the April 30 primary in the Massachusetts Senate Special Election. […]