Category Archives: U.S. Senate Race

Steve Lynch Endorses Mike Capuano

The endorsement of Mike Capuano by Congressman Steve Lynch in South Boston.

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"Open Mike" in Methuen

Congressman Mike Capuano will visit Methuen this morning at 10:00 a.m. at Park Garden Apartments at 10 Burnham Road for an “Open Mike” session, giving you an opportunity to hear his ideas and ask him questions. Come on by to … Continue reading

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Governor to Name Kirk

It appears that Governor Patrick will announce this morning that he is naming Paul Kirk as the interim U.S. Senator. Kirk, a Kennedy family confidante, is the choice of the family, and if selected will show that the Kennedys still … Continue reading

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Senate Passes Interim Bill

The Massachusetts Senate yesterday gave approval to the bill allowing Governor Deval Patrick to appoint an interim U.S. Senator pending the special election to fill the vacancy. The vote in the State Senate was 24-16, with eleven Democrats joining the … Continue reading

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Massachusetts House Passes Interim Senate Bill

The Massachusetts House yesterday voted to give Governor Patrick the right to name an interim U.S, Senator pending the special election to fill the seat held by Ted Kennedy. The vote was 95-58, and the bill will now move to … Continue reading

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Stephen Pagliuca Announces Senate Bid

Boston Celtic owner Stephen Pagliuca announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate, bringing a fortune estimated at $400 million into the race. He starts this race with a first rate team of consultants (including Doug Rubin), but no political experience. … Continue reading

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Scott Brown Announces for U.S. Senate

Scott Brown, after stepping back from this potential race, has plunged back in to the U.S. Senate race on the Republican side after the withdrawal of Andy Card. Brown, at least at this point, seems to be the leading Republican … Continue reading

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Joe Kennedy Declines to Run

Joseph Kennedy today announced that he will not seek the Senate seat held by his uncle Ted Kennedy. Kennedy made the announcement on the website of Citizens Energy. The announcement should pave the way for a pretty full week of … Continue reading

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The Martha Coakley Announcement

Attorney General Martha Coakley is off and running for U.S. Senate, putting up her campaign website and making her announcement video available. I have posted it here. She is not waiting for anyone.

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Order of Battle

The Senate race to succeed Ted Kennedy will be a feast for political junkies everywhere, and it already is producing a few sparks. Some of it a little old, but lets look at the recap. 1) The Governor has set … Continue reading

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