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MA State Dem Committee should consider Kate Donaghue to be next Party Chair

First let me state that I think John Walsh did a great job electing Democrats in Massachusetts and keeping them in office, but his real legacy was exemplifying what it really means to elect people using effective grassroots outreach:neighbor talking … Continue reading

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Have touched a campaign nerve; point is, victory doesn’t mean everything went rosy

Clearly my previous blog post touched a nerve: comments here, or on Facebook, or Twitter are either confirming my impression or are extremely defensive and once again echo the insulting tone activist volunteers were subjected to when suggestions were offered … Continue reading

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Are campaigns using technology too fast for the vast majority of volunteers to keep up with?

I think it will be decades before activist Democrats in Massachusetts get over the loss that Martha Coakley suffered to Scott Brown in 2010 . I don’t think the local Democratic Town Committees ( disclosure:I serve on Hingham’s Democratic Town … 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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