Tag Archives: Ed Markey

Afraid of this: reading reports that Martha Coakley is considering running for Governor – far too many of her ‘campaign staff’ got hired by Markey

This will be short and sweet. If Martha Coakley is ‘considering running’ for MA Governor because some of her former campaign staff are ‘giddy’ because they just came off working in the Ed Markey campaign which was ‘successful’, and she’s … Continue reading

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For Massachusetts Democratic Activists – it’s all politics, all the time:18 days separate Special Senate Election and Democratic State Party Convention

Here in Massachusetts the most important¬† of all polls to decide the Special Senate race will open across the Commonwealth on the morning of Tuesday June 25th. At 7 am to be precise. They will close at 8pm. Sometime later … Continue reading

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Still old-fashioned enough around here to appreciate ‘work-horse’ instead of a ‘show-horse’ when it comes to politicians we elect

Why some candidates resonate with voters over others, despite Party identification, is a topic that fascinates many people who avidly follow politics. I am one of those people. I was reading a copy of Yankee Magazine while waiting for an … Continue reading

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Debate tonight @7pm for MA Special Senate Race seen locally on Channel 4

One whole hour will be set aside tonight for a debate this evening between Congressman Ed Markey, Democrat, and Cohasset resident Gabriel Gomez, the GOP candidate whose only previous attempt at public office was a 3rd place finish in a … Continue reading

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Gabriel Gomez’ Campaign long on taunts short on what Gomez stands for or what he will do for Massachusetts

I had a conversation over lunch with 2 women today who are what I would call the best type of engaged citizens : they volunteer to serve on our community’s committees to get things done that need to get done, … Continue reading

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Under 9% turnout rate for Boston Special elections today: implications for Special Senate race?

Dismal turnout the day after Memorial Day to fill the State Senate seat vacated by former State Senator Jack Hart of South Boston. Under 9% turnout. You read that correctly :UNDER 9% of people eligible to vote took the time … Continue reading

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