senate http://wamc.org en Brown Seeks Staff For NH Senate Run http://wamc.org/post/brown-seeks-staff-nh-senate-run <p></p><p></p><p>Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown has started looking for campaign staff and courting the political elite in New Hampshire. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 02:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 85790 at http://wamc.org Brown Seeks Staff For NH Senate Run "JFK In The Senate: Pathway To The Presidency" By John Shaw http://wamc.org/post/jfk-senate-pathway-presidency-john-shaw <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Before JFK became the man who led America through the days of Camelot, there was John F. Kennedy - junior senator from Massachusetts. The senate is, after all, where JFK's leadership and presidential ambitions truly began.</span></p><p><em>JFK in the Senate: Pathway to the Presidency</em>, is a new book that deals exclusively with JFK’s years in the senate and how they helped catapult him towards the presidency.</p><p>John Shaw is a Senior Correspondent and Vice President for <a href="http://mni-news.com">Market News International</a>, and a contributing writer to the <a href="http://www.washdiplomat.com">Washington Diplomat</a>. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 77522 at http://wamc.org "JFK In The Senate: Pathway To The Presidency" By John Shaw Senate Votes To Advance Specialty Pharmacy Bill http://wamc.org/post/senate-votes-advance-specialty-pharmacy-bill <p>The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a bill designed to tighten government oversight of pharmacies that custom-mix prescription drugs, in the wake of last year's deadly meningitis outbreak tied to contaminated pain injections.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:09:30 +0000 Jaired Crofut 77673 at http://wamc.org Senate Votes To Advance Specialty Pharmacy Bill Olympia Snowe http://wamc.org/post/olympia-snowe <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Former Senator of Maine, Olympia Snowe, joins us to talk about getting out of the Senate and how to save it.</p><p>Her new book is <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1602862176/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1602862176&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1602862176" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p> Mon, 20 May 2013 14:08:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 65103 at http://wamc.org Olympia Snowe Chartock: Senate Race In Mass To Be Close http://wamc.org/post/chartock-senate-race-mass-be-close <p>This week saw the end of the Massachusetts special Senate election primaries, with Congressman Ed Markey claiming the Democratic nod to face Republican Gabriel Gomez, who won a three-way race. The two will face off at the ballot box on June 25 and have wasted no time trading criticism. Political observer Dr. Alan Chartock says polling, which showed Markey ahead just 44 to 40 in the early going, predicts a close race.</p> Sat, 04 May 2013 16:17:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 63830 at http://wamc.org Chartock: Senate Race In Mass To Be Close Congressional Corner with Stephen Lynch - Part 3 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-stephen-lynch-part-3 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The future of the postal service is in question.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Stephen Lynch, who is running in the Democratic primary for Senate, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is against postal cuts.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 61447 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Stephen Lynch - Part 2 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-stephen-lynch-part-2 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Congressional colleagues are now electoral opponents in Massachusetts.</span></p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Stephen Lynch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is running for Senate on his own merits, not merely to oppose Congressman Ed Markey.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 15:03:29 +0000 Alan Chartock 61445 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 3 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-part-3-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Immigration reform appears near – but that’s on the Senate side.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he hopes immigration reform can pass through the House as well.</p><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 61336 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Sets June 25 For Special Senate Election http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-sets-june-25-special-senate-election <p>With Senator John Kerry’s resignation taking effect Friday, and an interim appointee named, the field is taking shape &nbsp;for the special senate election in Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The special election scheduled for June 25<sup>th</sup> will be the third time since January 2010 that Massachusetts voters trek to the polls to pick a US Senator.&nbsp;&nbsp; The new campaign is launching just a couple of months after Massachusetts voters settled the most expensive race in the nation between then incumbent Republican Senator Scott Brown and now Senator Elizabeth Warren.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:27:27 +0000 Paul Tuthill 56831 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Sets June 25 For Special Senate Election Brown Rejects Kennedy Institute Debate Invite http://wamc.org/post/brown-rejects-kennedy-institute-debate-invite <p>Senator Scott Brown&rsquo;s campaign says the Republican incumbent won&rsquo;t take part in a debate hosted by the Kennedy Institute&nbsp; and U-Mass Boston.&nbsp; WAMC&rdquo;s Paul Tuthill reports.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:39:04 +0000 Paul Tuthill 41369 at http://wamc.org Brown Rejects Kennedy Institute Debate Invite