Rep. Daniel Winslow

New England News
5:25 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Mass. GOP Sen. hopeful Winslow defends Dem. Donations

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Daniel Winslow is defending past donations to Democratic candidates, including a $500 contribution to Attorney General Martha Coakley.

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New England News
12:00 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Mass. Senate Candidates Grapple with Abortion Issue

BOSTON (AP) — Several candidates vying in the special U.S. Senate campaign in Massachusetts are working to define their positions on abortion.

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.

Lynch's Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, has been endorsed by two major abortion rights groups.

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WAMC News
9:11 am
Mon February 25, 2013

GOP, Dems in final signature gathering sprint

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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.

That's the deadline for collecting the 10,000 voter signatures necessary to secure a spot on the April 30 primary ballot.

Candidates typically try to collect more than 10,000 signatures to give themselves a cushion in case not all are certified.

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