Tierney Challenge Heats Up in Massachusetts
Next fall's Democratic primary in Massachusetts between controversial U.S. Rep. John Tierney and challenger Seth Moulton is heating up as fundraising efforts enter the end of the fourth quarter of the year.
Gop men mentored in how to run against women - Warren: I'M not...
GOP MEN MENTORED IN HOW TO RUN AGAINST WOMEN John Bresnahan and Anna Palmer report for the hometown paper: "The National Republican Congressional Committee wants to make sure there are no Todd Akin-style gaffes next year, so they're meeting with top aides to sitting Republicans to teach them what to say - or not to say - on the trail, especially ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Special MA election for Congress this Tuesday.
But this time it's especially upsetting because this is a special election -- next Tuesday, Dec. 10 -- against a particularly odious radical Democrat.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Republican announces run for Mass. lieutenant governor
Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker is teaming up with former state representative Karyn Polito to form a Republican ticket for the state's top office in next year's election.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
HealthEdge Celebrates the Opening of its New Corporate Headquarters
HealthEdgeA , provider of the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for healthcare payors, today announced that it celebrated the opening of its new corporate headquarters at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by numerous state and local dignitaries on November 26. Notable guests included Congressman John Tierney, State ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
San Francisco Bay View
The too-many prisoners dilemma
There's a growing national consensus that, as Attorney General Eric Holder stated in August , "too many Americans go to too many prisons for far too long, and for no truly good law enforcement reason."
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Swampscott Student Meets President
Swampscott High Junior Zack Levenson, is a politically active and involved student.
Student-loan debt a concern for Sen. Donoghue, others
State Sen. Eileen Donoghue has been crisscrossing the state this fall to hear concerns from colleges, students and families about a central issue: student loans and debt.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Donoghue says colleges must rein in costs
State Sen. Eileen Donoghue has been crisscrossing the state this fall to hear concerns from colleges, students, and families about a central issue: student loans and debt.
Three Ways Congress Could Go Bold On The Student Debt Crisis
If Congress wants to address the trillion-dollar student debt overhang that's stunting America's economic growth, it must get more ambitious about reforming rules about refinancing student loans and overhaul the systems borrowers use to manage and repay their loans, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress .
Wed Nov 20, 2013
'Desk Jockey' Feds Abusing Overtime Are Stealing from Americans, Lawmaker Says
House lawmakers accused Customs and Border Protection employees who exploited the agency's overtime pay system of stealing from the American people and called for quicker punitive action, during a combative hearing Wednesday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Pelosi Dismisses Obamacare Defections, Defends Statements
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her rhetoric leading up to passage of the 2010 health care law Sunday while seeking to minimize the reports of unrest in her caucus and the potential for political fallout in the wake of the law's rocky rollout.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Dems getting heartburn from ACA
The awards ceremony Friday evening for New Hampshire's police forces was full of pomp , circumstance , officers in dress uniforms and a show of support from the state's full congressional delegation.
Sentinel & Enterprise
Higher ed officials testify in hearings on college costs
State Sen. Eileen Donoghue has been crisscrossing the state this fall to hear concerns from colleges, students and families about a central issue: the debt that students are compiling.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The 39 House Democrats Who Defied Obama's Veto Threat
President Barack Obama vowed to veto legislation that would let insurers keep selling old policies to new customers, as well as revive them for existing customers for another year, but 39 Democrats defied him and their party leadership Friday and voted for the bill .
Sentinel & Enterprise
Rep. Issa's great leaps
"The American people do not want to see a kangaroo court here," Rep. Jim Cooper, a Tennessee Democrat, said midway through Wednesday's four-hour prosecution of Obama administration technology experts by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
National Review Online
More than 90 Percent of Dems Who Voted for Upton Bill Face Tough Elections Next Year
More than 90 percent of House Democrats who voted for the Upton bill today are facing tough races in 2014 or are in right-leaning districts, and only two of the 20 Democratic representatives - 95 percent - who won close elections in 2012 opposed the bill.
Kansas City InfoZine
Homeland Security Pressed to Release Visa Overstay Statistics
"If you really believe in immigration reform, you couldn't do worse than throw a monkey wrench into this whole process, 'cause now we don't trust you," Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., said to DHS representatives.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Top Consultants Join Campaign Against Democratic Incumbent
Former Marine Seth Moulton's campaign announced Thursday that two top Democratic consulting firms have joined his effort to unseat six-term Rep. John F. Tierney, D-Mass.