A month after former U.S. Senator Scott Brown sent out a series of odd tweets from his official social media account, the Fox News commentator finally addressed questions behind a jumbled messageâ€”and he blamed it on accidental â€śpocket tweeting.â€ť
Three possibilities for a series of tweets from Scott Brown last night: Somebody cracked his Twitter password and replied to people who'd harshed him on Twitter; A former campaign staffer got drunk and replied to people who'd harshed his or her boss on Twitter; Brown got drunk and replied...Read more
Scott Brown campaigned as a moderate independent but if you look at his record, he's a Republican who voted with Republicans 90% of the time in the US Senate until Elizabeth Warren announced her candidacy, and then he voted with Republicans on votes of importance 76% of the time.
No matter why you think he lost, you must consider whether the second most bi-partisan...Read more
You can call her Senator Warren now.
As more votes come in, WHDH is calling Elizabeth Warren the winner over incumbent Scott Brown. Among other things, Warren becomes the state's first woman senator.
While statewide the race was close, in Boston, city results show Warren winning 65-35.
Salon took a stopwatch to the debate tape and found that Scott Brown spoke 23 minutes and 40 seconds to Elizabeth Warren's 18 minutes and 15 seconds.
What changed since the Massachusetts AFL-CIO endorsed Scott Brown in 2008? Mostly Brown's positions.
by Laura Clawson
In 2008, the Massachusetts AFL-CIO endorsed Scott Brown in his race for state Senate. In 2012, it's a different story. In a Labor Day op-ed Boston newspapers wouldn't run, Steven Tolman, president of the state labor federation, writes that in 2008,
Brown did...Read more
On September 7, Republican Scott Brown commented on the new jobs report and claimed he "will be a fighter for jobs." But his record as US Senator says otherwise, which makes me wonder, how does Scott Brown fit into the Republican strategy of obstruction and will the press hold him accountable?
As point of context, we know Republican strategy...Read more
In a recent press statement, Scott Brown declared that he was upset at a recent lawsuit settlement that requires the state to comply with the 1993 National Voter Registration Act (aka "the Motor-Voter Law"). The law requires states to offer voter registration when you apply for government services like a driver's license, but also social services like welfare too. Voting rights groups across the...Read more
The Karma of Dirty Politics
by Jerold Duquette
The â€śnewsâ€ť that Scott Brown imagines himself a frequent secret counselor to â€śkings and Queensâ€ť looks like a vivid example of political karma, but does it honestly reveal anything troubling about Senator Brown? If you are a Democratic partisan, it reveals plenty and none of it good....Read more
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. â€” In a display of political muscle, Elizabeth Warren overwhelmingly won the state Democratic Partyâ€™s endorsement on Saturday for the United States Senate seat held by Scott P. Brown, a Republican. With the size of her victory, she avoided a party primary in September....Read more
Should you wish to adjust your schedule for Friday morning, Scott Brown will be ambling about the Square around 10 a.m., going into stores (whose owners have already been asked if that's OK), shaking hands, getting the lay of the land, doing whatever it is senators do when they visit the hustings.Read more
Scott Brown... "He's For Us." ...the unemployed are "them" not "us"
Scott Brown... "He's For Us." ...by "us" I mean corporations that contribute to my campaign
Ahead of a pricey Boston fundraiser dinner alongside New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is drawing criticism for his record on issues directly affecting gay citizens.
The criticism comes as Christie, a popular Republican, recently made headlines by vetoing a bill that passed both houses of the New Jersey legislature which would have allowed...Read more
A small group of Occupy Boston protesters marched from Dewey Square to Park Plaza Friday evening and held a brief sit-in in the lobby of the office building that houses the Israeli consulate.
The protesters, who chanted against "Israeli apartheid," did not actually get up to the consulate and were ushered out by...Read more