15 hrs ago
The Weekly Standard
The Next Scott Brown?
Gabriel Gomez is an ambitious guy. In January, with Massachusetts senator John Kerry all but certain to be confirmed as secretary of state, the 47-year-old Gomez wrote a letter to Governor Deval Patrick.
22 hrs ago
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Markey stumps in city
In one of his first visits to the city since winning the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, U.S. Rep.
Sat May 18, 2013
Benghazi is all about Republican politics
Republicans are going over the top with their pursuit of Benghazi as a monumental scandal.
The Land of the Free
Conservatism Lost a Battle, But Not the War
Dear Patriots. We lost! Obama-supporter Gabriel Gomez beat Conservative Republican Michael Sullivan in the Massachusetts primary.
Israelis And Palestinians Blast Kerry For Peace Efforts
John Kerry is so far not having a good run at Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. It's not for a lack of effort: he's about to make his fourth trip of his young tenure as Secretary of State to Israel and the Palestinian territories to try to jumpstart talks.
Fri May 17, 2013
Stop me if you've heard this one before. A "fresh face" in Massachusetts politics decides to run for U.S. Senate.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Weekly Standard
Markey Disinvites Old Friend, Georgia Dem 'Cooter' from D.C. Fundraiser
Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey, his party's nominee for Senate in next month's special election, asked a former House colleague not to show up to a fundraiser in Washington, D.C. earlier this week.
Mass. Senate poll: Markey up by 7
Democratic Rep. Ed Markey has opened up a 7-point lead over Republican Gabriel Gomez in their battle to replace John Kerry in the Senate, according to a poll released Thursday.
Wed May 15, 2013
State Department asked to aid Chen Guangcheng's nephew
Washington D.C., May 15, 2013 / 05:04 pm .- A bipartisan coalition of Congress members has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, calling for government action to protect the family members of Chinese pro-life leader Chen Guangcheng.
Tue May 14, 2013
Hill Experience Abounds in Recent K Street Moves | Hill Climber
The value of Capitol Hill experience keeps showing up in recent moves around K Street, as former aides to members of Congress head on to big jobs in the influence industry.
Gomez says he'll win without Washington help
Massachusetts Republican senate candidate Gabriel Gomez says he'll win without help from Washington Republicans, even as major Republican figures and the GOP campaign apparatus are helping him with his campaign.
Elizabeth Warren, a Great Investment
Elizabeth Warren does great email. One payoff of my pittance of a contribution to her grass-roots funded campaign - I regret not contributing more - is that I am regularly alerted by the new Massachusetts senator to the favoritism of our Congress toward Wall Street.
Mon May 13, 2013
John, Cameron have seats at Obama's table
Commerce Department General Counsel Cameron Kerry - brother of Secretary of State John Kerry - will become acting secretary of commerce when the outgoing acting secretary, Rebecca Blank , leaves at the end of this month.
PPP on the Brown-Warren Senate Race: A Polling Post-Mortem
Polls are back in the news, with the release of four public polls and an internal Gabriel Gomez campaign poll in the June 25 Massachusetts special Senate election to replace John Kerry.
GOP Raps Markey On Role In "Rubber Check" Episode
Republicans are faulting Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey for his involvement in a so-called "rubber check" episode from the early 1990s, during which he and other members of Congress wrote checks with insufficient funds from a members-only bank.
Christian Science Monitor
A flurry of diplomacy over Syria, but will it amount to progress?
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speak after delivering joint statements following their meeting in Jerusalem in this 2012 file photo.
String of elections in Springfield raises concerns about voter weariness and confusion
With city voters facing five elections in a half-year span in Springfield, there is a concern by some observers the situation could lead to voter weariness, apathy and even confusion.
Sun May 12, 2013
Environmentalists vow to elect Senate hopeful Markey
U.S. Senate candidate Ed Markey shakes hands with a supporter in Boston, on Tuesday, April 30, as he celebrates winning the Democratic primary for the special U.S. Senate election.
The Washington Post
Can Democrats repeat Obama's winning formula?
Everyone knows that Barack Obama can put together a winning coalition in a national presidential election.
Sat May 11, 2013
A reminder of when the IRS went after the left
In the wake of the recent apology from the IRS for targeting right wing groups and the brouhaha that has resulted from that action, it might behoove us to at least be reminded of a time when that organization apparently went after left-leaning groups during the Bush administration.