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2 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

5 things to know about elections in Massachusetts

Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican

9 hrs ago | American Reporter

Passings: Edward M. KennedyTHE Last Liberal Lion

Ironically, I have long thought that if anyone but Sen. Edward Kennedy had been the spearhead of the national health care reform movement it would have passed long ago.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

MassLive.com

Lieutenant governor candidates differ on Massachusetts casino question

The three candidates for lieutenant governor &#8211 Steve Kerrigan, Michael Lake and Lelund Cheung &#8211shared their views on the merits of casino gambling as the electorate stands poised to vote on a November ballot question seeking to overturn the state law that allows the licensing of three resort-style casinos and one slots-parlor in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Springfield, MA, South End (Boston, MA), Boston, MA

Freshnews

Propel Marketing Welcomes Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts Candidate, Steve Kerrigan

Propel Marketing welcomed Steve Kerrigan, Democratic Candidate for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor, for a discussion on the campaign, the state's business climate, and how Massachusetts can retain its younger workforce.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marketing

Fri Aug 29, 2014

American Reporter

Sen. Kennedy RememberedSAIL AWAY

The Democratic Party's most stalwart defender of civil rights, labor rights, health care, immigration, housing and education for nearly five decades in the U.S. Senate has left us.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Charitable Organizations, Special Olympics

CBS 3 Springfield

Lt. Gov. hopefuls vie for office currently vacant

The office of lieutenant governor has a limited budget, few prescribed responsibilities and has been vacant for the past 15 months without much notice or effect.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Lowell Sun

Billions in balance as Mass. waiver talks drag on

A federal waiver critical to the efforts in Massachusetts to pursue universal health care coverage, rein in cost increases, and deploy payment delivery reform is hung up in secret talks between outgoing Gov. Deval Patrick's administration and the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Government, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Hot Air

Surprise coming in MA gubernatorial race?

After this week's dreary news out of Kansas , we owe Hot Air readers a pleasant surprise, and this may be it.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama

American Thinker

Immigration Reform ... or Amnesty?

In offering his support for the Simpson-Mazzoli immigration bill, aka the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Sen. Ted Kennedy said it would be the final time we would have to deal with this issue; that this bill would be the last and final amnesty.

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

The Economist

New Hampshire's Senate race: Casting stones in the Granite State

ONE candidate, Jeanne Shaheen, is the only woman ever to have been elected both a senator and a governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren

WMUR-TV Manchester

Meet the Candidates: Scott Brown

IN NORTH CONWAY. SHE IS NOW FREE ON A $20,000 BOND. COMMITMENT 2014 COVERAGE NOW, AND OVER THE PAST MONTH WE'VE BEEN INTRODUCING YOU TO CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR OFFICE THIS FALL, AND THIS WEEK WE ARE WRAPPING UP THAT SERIES, PROFILING THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR U.S. SENATE.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, North Conway, NH, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Recorder

In the Arena: Ham-handed protest

A half-dozen protesters gathered outside Athol Town Hall ostensibly to protest Republican candidate Susannah Whipps Lee, whom the protesters claim violated their First Amendment Rights related to an alleged effort to remove a photograph on social media.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Athol, MA, US News, Greenfield, MA, US Senate, Democrat

WMUR-TV Manchester

Meet the Candidates: Scott Brown

IN NORTH CONWAY. SHE IS NOW FREE ON A $20,000 BOND. COMMITMENT 2014 COVERAGE NOW, AND OVER THE PAST MONTH WE'VE BEEN INTRODUCING YOU TO CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR OFFICE THIS FALL, AND THIS WEEK WE ARE WRAPPING UP THAT SERIES, PROFILING THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR U.S. SENATE.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, North Conway, NH, Democrat

The Daily Advance

Douglas Cohn: Educating most vulnerable a solution to racial inequality

With Attorney General Eric Holder personally overseeing the investigation into what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, the wheels of justice have begun to move, however slowly.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

The Economist

New Hampshire's Senate race: Casting stones in the Granite State

ONE candidate, Jeanne Shaheen, is the only woman ever to have been elected both a senator and a governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Boston Herald

Nucci: Lt. governor seat has launched likes of Kerry, Cellucci

In less than two weeks, Massachusetts voters will be selecting a lieutenant governor, someone who will be a heartbeat away from the governor's office for the next four years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Massachusetts, Suffolk University, Opinion

Star Tribune

Rep. Rick Nolan to campaign, fundraise with a Kennedy

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, US Senate

Tue Aug 26, 2014

MassLive.com

Call for questions: What shall we ask Leland Cheung, Stephen Kerrigan ...

On Friday, Aug. 29, the candidates will take their messages to the voters in a taped, televised forum at the studios of MassLive.com media partner CBS 3 Springfield.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Cambridge, MA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Lancaster, MA, Opinion

Berkshire Eagle

Lt. governor candidate Steve Kerrigan to greet Pittsfield voters tonight

Steve Kerrigan, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, will greet supporters and voters at 6 tonight at Mad Jack's BBQ at 295 North St. in Pittsfield.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, North Adams, MA, Lancaster, MA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama

American Reporter

Passings: Edward M. KennedyTHE Last Liberal Lion

Ironically, I have long thought that if anyone but Sen. Edward Kennedy had been the spearhead of the national health care reform movement it would have passed long ago.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News

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