Rep. Daniel Winslow http://wamc.org en Mass. GOP Sen. hopeful Winslow defends Dem. Donations http://wamc.org/post/mass-gop-sen-hopeful-winslow-defends-dem-donations <p></p><p>Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Daniel Winslow is defending past donations to Democratic candidates, including a $500 contribution to Attorney General Martha Coakley.</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:25:24 +0000 Lucas Willard 60758 at http://wamc.org Mass. GOP Sen. hopeful Winslow defends Dem. Donations Mass. Senate Candidates Grapple with Abortion Issue http://wamc.org/post/mass-senate-candidates-grapple-abortion-issue <p>BOSTON (AP) — Several candidates vying in the special U.S. Senate campaign in Massachusetts are working to define their positions on abortion.</p><p>U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, a conservative Democrat, has been trying to reconcile his stated anti-abortion position with the more nuanced stance he has taken since entering the race. Lynch has emphasized that he would not vote to make abortion illegal.</p><p>Lynch's Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, has been endorsed by two major abortion rights groups.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Associated Press 60132 at http://wamc.org GOP, Dems in final signature gathering sprint http://wamc.org/post/gop-dems-final-signature-gathering-sprint <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Democrats and Republicans hoping to get their names on the ballot for the special U.S. Senate election face a signature-gathering sprint before the close of business Wednesday.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">That's the deadline for collecting the 10,000 voter signatures necessary to secure a spot on the April 30 primary ballot.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Candidates typically try to collect more than 10,000 signatures to give themselves a cushion in case not all are certified.</span></p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:11:46 +0000 Jaired Crofut 58501 at http://wamc.org GOP, Dems in final signature gathering sprint