Monthly Archives: September 2010

New Governors Race Poll

Western New England College just completed a new Governor’s race survey, and the results mirror all recent polling. Governor Patrick is holding the lead, at 39%, with Charlie Baker close behind at 33% and Tim Cahill out of striking range … Continue reading

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President Obama on the Economy

The President on the state of the economy, with some hard shots at the Republicans. Obviously there are pretty severe disagreements, but lets look at some of the key points. 1) Should there be tax breaks for companies that ship … Continue reading

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Cahill's Road to Nowhere

Tim Cahill, mired deeply in third place in all polls, has suffered a public relations embarrassment with the announcement by John Weaver that he is leaving the Cahill campaign. Weaver, best known nationally for his close association with John McCain, … Continue reading

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Haley Barbour is Back in Town

Haley Barbour and the Republican Governor’s Association are back, unleashing a $1.8 million dollar (estimated) ad barrage directed at Governor Deval Patrick. The RGA had earlier unleashed a million dollar barrage against independent Tim Cahill, helping to marginalize him in … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Endorses Governor Patrick

The State AFL-CIO yesterday endorsed Governor Patrick, despite a series of public squabbles between the Governor and organized labor. The Governor has had disagreements with labor over police details, Quinn bill funding, and very notably the casino bill, which recently … Continue reading

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The GOP Pledge to America

The Republicans will tomorrow unveil their “Pledge to America”, looking to mimic the success of the Newt Gingrich “Contract with America”. The 21 page document used plenty of Republican boilerplate about cutting taxes, protecting the constitution, etc. I have posted … Continue reading

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The Lt. Governors Debate

The Lt. Governors Debate held today at Suffolk University. Read the Globe story on that debate here. http://www.statehousenews.com/video/10-09-22debate/player-viral.swf

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Suffolk Poll Governors Race

Channel 7 and Suffolk pollster David Paleologos released a Governors poll yesterday showing Governor Patrick still maintaining a lead over Charlie Baker, with Tim Cahill mired in third place, twenty points behind Baker. The results have Patrick at 41%, Baker … Continue reading

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The Treasurers Race

With Tim Cahill vacating the Treasurer’s spot there is a real race to succeed him, featuring Democrat Steve Grossman and Republican Karen Polito. Grossman has served as chair of both the state and national Democratic Party, and has been a … Continue reading

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Follow the Tea- Nevada

Tea Party favorite Sharron Angle, despite a huge fusillade of Harry Reid negative ads, has pulled even with the Senate Majority Leader in the latest Rasmussen survey. The latest numbers from Rasmussen have Reid and Angle at 48% (with leaners), … Continue reading

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