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Senator Elizabeth Warren in light blue jacket with Suit Up Springfield's Justin Roberts at her left. (WMassP&I)

Senator Warren Suits Up on behalf of Second Chances…

UPDATED 11:22PM: To include additional media and for grammar and clarity. SPRINGFIELD—With a debate growing over the effectiveness and cost of the United States imprisoning a larger share of its population than any nation on earth, US Senator Elizabeth Warren visited a local nonprofit that

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Briefings: The Congressional Shuffle Comes to Western Mass…

UPDATED 1/14/15 12:38AM: To reflect additional staff changes involving another former Western Mass Warren campaign staffer. United States Senator Elizabeth Warren was not on the ballot last year, but that has not spared her office some of the shifting and transfers that normally come when

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Briefings: A Chance to See Elizabeth Warren for Lesser…

UPDATED: 10/30/14 7:58PM: A press release from the Lesser campaign confirmed Warren’s visit on Sunday. As Election Day draws near, political campaigns begin to switch over from traditional campaigning to get out the vote (GOTV) efforts. In Massachusetts, Democratic candidates in particular have a full

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Briefings: Ready for Hillary, Pining for Warren…

DETROIT—On the second day of one of the left’s most prominent organizing and issues conferences, Massachusetts’ own US Senator Elizabeth Warren remained as hot a ticket as she did when the event was held in neighboring Rhode Island during her contested 2012 election. Prompting several

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Briefings: Warren, Coffee, Springfield…

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren will be hosting constituents in downtown Springfield next week to discuss her plans for the upcoming year and meet with constituents to hear their concerns. Warren maintain an office in the old Federal Building, now known simply at 1550 Main

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Endorsements on Parade: Markey Your Ballot…

In less than three and a half years, Massachusetts has experienced no fewer than three US Senate elections.  The first came about when Ted Kennedy died.  The second was for a new term in his seat.  Now we are the throws of the third  brought

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Our One Hundredth: Debating Occidental Massachusetts…

SPRINGFIELD—It is a rare event in a Massachusetts Senate race between a largely liberal Democrat and a self-styled “New” Republican that Tea Party Kentucky Senator Rand Paul drew praise from both sides.  However, that and a few other moments aside, Democratic Congressman Ed Markey and

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Our One Hundredth: Beyond the Ghost of Martha’s Campaign…

As can be expected, the national media and to a far lesser extent the Massachusetts media, have made the special Senate election to replace John Kerry a horse race or even Martha II.  Despite history and solid evidence that the factors which elected Scott Brown

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Our One Hundredth: The Lynchpins of the Race…

UPDATED 2/5/2013 1:35PM: For accuracy on Cong. Lynch’s position on abortion. A previous version of this post linked to articles, since unlinked, that had yet to reflect clarification on Lynch’s position. As South Boston Congressman Stephen Lynch pressed the flesh with area pols, gabbed with

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Briefings: Republicans’ Brown Out…

There is a great deal more to be said about former Republican Senator Scott Brown bowing out of another special election race. In particular there is will be a look at what the Massachusetts GOP’s options are (hint: they all stink!) and a longer coda