All of a sudden, the field of candidates who want to replace John Kerry as Massachusetts Senator is a crowded one. WAMC’s Ian Pickus spoke with Boston Globe political editor Cynthia Needham about the state of race.
There will be no senate comeback bid this year for Scott Brown. The former Republican senator announced Friday he will not run in the special election to fill the vacancy left by John Kerry’s departure.
Brown who became a national Republican star with his upset victory in the 2010 special election for senate in Massachusetts, then lost to Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren last year, has decided to sit out this year’s senate campaign.
The candidates for US Senate in Massachusetts met for a third debate Wednesday night. The face off in Springfield produced sharp exchanges on policy issues including taxes, healthcare and women’s rights. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.
Republican U.S Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren will square off tonight in their 3rd debate in the volatile Massachusetts Senate Race. WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports
The debate will take place at Springfield Symphony Hall at 7PM. It is the only debate being held in the western part of the stat. And, it is the most crucial of the four debates in the opinion of Springfield based political consultant Anthony Cignoli.
The two candidates in the closely watched U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts had a combative debate Monday night. In their second face to face showdown, Republican incumbent Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren aggressively clashed on several issues. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.
After sparring at a distance for almost a year through campaign events and advertising, the two candidates for US Senate in Massachusetts met face to face Thursday night. No attacks were spared in the hour long broadcast debate. WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports
Republican Incumbent US Senator Scott Brown questioned Democratic challenger’s Elizabeth Warren’s character, saying she had been dishonest in claiming to be of Native American heritage. He said the policies she advocates would result in a crushing jobs killing tax burden.
Union officials who gathered in western Massachusetts Friday for a Labor Day observance said they were energized by President Obama’s Thursday night speech at the Democratic National Convention. The task for the labor leaders now is to convince union households not to desert the Democratic party as the economy continues to struggle. WAMC”S Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.