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8 hrs ago |

Democrats, Media Cringe and Struggle to Explain

In response to criticism of Obama's decisions, White House aides only cited Obama's earlier call with Foley's family.


Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Harry Reid just told Asian Americans theya re not a smarter than...

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says things from time to time that are at best impolitic and at worst pretty offensive.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Asian-American, Joe Biden, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Robert Sherrill, self-described - independent radical' journalist, dies

Robert Sherrill, a self-described "independent radical" journalist who brought an acerbic, at times polemical, wit to books about political leaders including Lyndon B. Johnson and Edward Kennedy, to topics such as military judicial abuses, and to moneyed interests like Big Oil and the gun industry, died Aug. 19 in Tallahassee.


Related Topix: Journalism, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, New Times, New York, US Politics, Entertainment


Op-ed: In Mass. Politics, Love Now Dares to Speak Its Name

After my speech at the Massachusetts Democratic Convention in June, my partner, Jacob, came onstage, and - just like every other candidate and their loved ones - we kissed.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

UMass Dartmouth hires former Kennedy aide

Gerry Kavanaugh, former aide to Sen. Ted Kennedy, will start as senior vice chancellor for strategic management at UMass Dartmouth effective Sept.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New Bedford, MA

Boing Boing

Blogging History: LA water sommelier; Fiji Water's brutal military backers; No-fly for Ted Kennedy

The water sommelier of Los Angeles: Martin Riese is the water sommelier at Ray's and Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.


Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014


President Obama returns to family vacation

As President Obama boarded Air Force One to go back to his vacation on Martha's Vineyard on Tuesday afternoon, there was still no concrete explanation from the White House as to why the President had scheduled a return to work in Washington, D.C. as part of his summer break.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Senate, Democrat


Stumbling into the 'marriage gap'

One afternoon following the muddled 2000 presidential election, Page Gardner sat in her basement home office, poring over the returns and hunting for clues in who voted for whom, and why.


Related Topix: Wedding, US News, George Bush, US Politics, Al Gore, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Mass. Election Politics And Armenian American Voter

MASS. ELECTION POLITICS AND ARMENIAN AMERICAN VOTER By David Boyajian, Massachusetts, 18 August 2014 For decades, top Jewish organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League and American Israel Public Affairs Committee have colluded with Turkey to deny, and defeat Congressional resolutions on, the Armenian genocide.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Suffolk University

In-depth Africa

Our Race-Baiting Labor Secretary

Views "disparate impact" - i.e., instances where particular policies affect whites and nonwhites unequally - as prima facie evidence of discrimination According to the American Spectator , "Perez has overseen most of the unprecedentedly naked politicization of DOJ's Civil Rights Division."


Related Topix: US News, Brown University, Immigration Reform, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

What is dry needling and what is it used for?

You may have already heard the term dry needling. This is a type of treatment that originated in the 1950's as a result of research performed by none other than the medical doctor that would eventually become President Kennedy's personal physician, Dr. Janet Travell.


Related Topix: Medicine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chronic Pain

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Republican Senate Candidate Promises If Nominated to Secure American Borders...With Canada

Scott Brown is a former Senator of Massachusetts, winning the special election of 2010 to succeed Ted Kennedy only to lose in 2012 to Elizabeth Warren.


Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Rick Perry, US Governors

Sentinel & Enterprise

Kerrigan: My experience sets me apart

Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Steve Kerrigan, who served as a selectman in Lancaster and worked for Sen. Ted Kennedy for 14 years, said it's his experience that separates him from other candidates for office.


Related Topix: Lancaster, MA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dracut, MA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Former UMD chancellor to head Ted Kennedy Institute

Former University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean MacCormack will take over as interim president of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the institute announced Thursday.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, UMass Dartmouth

KSAT-TV San Antonio

U.S. woman found dead in suitcase in Bali

A summer vacation in Indonesia ended in murder for a Chicago-area woman. The woman's teenage daughter and her boyfriend are in custody overseas.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lowell Sun

Lake: Lt. gov run about service

"My dad died when I was 5 and my sister and I were raised by a single mom, but there are people in far worse situations than I dealt with.


Related Topix: Northeastern University, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Tue Aug 12, 2014

GOP senatorial hopefuls to square off over breakfast

A representative of the MWVEC on Monday confirmed that Scott Brown, Jim Rubens and Bob Smith will attend the upcoming Eggs & Issues breakfast, which the economic council hosts monthly as a way to "stimulate entrepreneurship and networking among the business community..." This month's breakfast will again be held at the North Conway Grand Hotel.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Breakfast, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, US Politics, Scott Brown, Republican, North Conway, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Inside Medford

McGlynn, Donato Back Steve Kerrigan for Lt. Gov.

Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn and state Rep. Paul Donato , announced their support of Steve Kerrigan for Lieutenant Governor today.


Related Topix: Medford, MA, Middlesex County, MA, Worcester, MA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Malden, MA, Non-Profit

The Daily Caller

JFK's Oldest Brother Died Testing The First US Drone Program 70 Years Ago Today

Education specialist Esther Kohn gestures towards a photograph taken in 1938 of the Kennedy family on display at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts December 3, 2009.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Military, US Navy, Explosion, Conservative Political News

Sun Aug 10, 2014

NH Insider

Brown For Us Senate - Icymi: Scott Brown: "I Am Running to Repeal Obamacare"

Last night, Scott Brown was interviewed as part of a documentary called "Live Free or Die: ObamaCare in New Hampshire" that examined the impact of the federal health care law.


Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Healthcare Law, Law