Monthly Archives: January 2012

Suffolk in FLA

David Paleologos over at Suffolk has come out with the last FLA survey before tomorrow’s big primary, showing what has been evident in most of the other surveys. Mitt Romney is going to have a big day and win there … Continue reading

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The Gingrich Tide Recedes, or the Empire Strikes Back

A new Quinnipiac University survey shows Mitt Romney, fresh on the heels of a big debate performance Thursday night, reversing the momentum of Newt Gingrich and taking a lead in Florida. Quinnipiac has Romney opening up a 38% to 29% … Continue reading

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Song of the Week- Ray Lamontagne "You Can Bring Me Flowers"

What a great song by Ray Lamontagne. A subtle blend, he really hits this one right.

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RIP Mayor Kevin White

Former Boston Mayor Kevin White has passed away. A truly great Mayor of the City of Boston, a “loner in love with his City”, his achievements made Boston the great City it is today. So much immense political talent came … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick's Budget Message on Housing Authorities

Governor Patrick proposed a series of reforms to public housing authorities through his budget proposal that was submitted this week. Obviously the uproar over Chelsea has brought heightened scrutiny to how Housing Authorities conduct business in Massachusetts. The Patrick Administration … Continue reading

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Mayors Nutter and Gray on Urban Challenges

Mayors Michael Nutter of Philadelphia and Vincent Gray of Washington talking about some of the major issues facing American cities. Discussion did turn to the presidential race, and Newt Gingrich’s description of Barack Obama as the “food stamp President”. Mayor … Continue reading

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Mike Murphy on Gingrich, Romney

Self described partially defrocked Republican consultant Mike Murphy zipping out some clever one liners on Meet the Press Sunday about the contest between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney. The humor does not take away from the essential truth he is … Continue reading

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Newt Surges in FLA

Newt Gingrich has surged to a five point lead in the latest PPP FLA poll. While a five point lead is certainly not a death knell for Mitt Romney it is a major change from the large lead Romney held … Continue reading

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Weekly Podcast From WCAP

A lively morning discussion with Ted Panos at WCAP, who had a great interview with Senator Scott Brown, who was coming to Methuen that morning. We talked about the Senate race, the campaign finance issues around Rep. Paul Adams, Lt … Continue reading

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Local Aid Discussion at MMA

This years MMA Conference featured Lt. Governor Tim Murray standing in for Governor Patrick and delivering the first news on local aid for the upcoming fiscal year. The Governor intends to level fund unrestricted local aid at $865 million, which … Continue reading

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