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GUEST VIEW: In Mass., Which Working Class Voters?…

Maurice Cunningham’s post “MassDems- First in the Nation” continues to push a line that has become popular after November 8th, namely that Trump won on economic populism. If only Hillary Clinton had adopted Elizabeth Warren’s rhetoric then the outcome would have changed. The story that

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Briefings: Our 100th Once Again…

UPDATED 1/30/13 12:56 AM: Markey kickoff details added. The United States Senate confirmed Senator John Kerry to the post of Secretary of State this afternoon.  The vote was not even close, but included a few interesting no votes.  We will have more on Kerry’s confirmation

The Year in Springfield 2012…

UPDATED 11:51PM: For clarity, grammar and accuracy. Another year, and another raucous political era in the City of Homes.  Everything from local politics at 36 Court Street to the Presidential election had their impacts upon Springfield.  Petty politics reigned early on at the City Council,

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Our 100th: Warren and Peace…

Sen. Gillett (Wikipedia) The last Senator for Massachusetts from Western Mass (the four westernmost counties if you think Worcester is Western) was Frederick Gillett.  Prior to serving one term in the US Senate, Gillett represented the 2nd Massachusetts Congressional district, the same that Richard Neal

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Our One-Hundredth: Insert Brown Pun Here…

Senate Seal (wikipedia) With the 2012 campaign underway, albeit somewhat passively, it seems appropriate for us to begin looking into the races (and THE race) that will define the 2012 campaign.    However, any discussion of Congressional races is up in the air pending redistricting, which