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Former Springfield GOP Chairman and State Legislator Passes Away

Former Chairman of the Springfield GOP, former State legislator representing the Pine Point and Mason Square neighborhoods (which happens to be the seat, I believe, occupied by Ben Swan), and Purple Heart recipient Fred Whitney passed away a little over a week ago. http://obits.masslive.com/obit… I figured I would post this here as most of you have been involved in politics…

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Wesley/Neal Debate

The Debate between Tom Wesley, Republican nominee for the 2nd Congressional District, and 22-yr incumbent Richard Neal will be aired on WGBY (channel 2 in Springfield) tomorrow night at 7:30pm. The 2nd Congressional District has not had a Republican representative since Charles Clason (1937-1949). This is our year, this is our chance!  …

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Springfield Republican: Bump, Connaughton.

http://www.masslive.com/opinio… The Springfield Republican newspaper followed the lead of the Boston Globe by endorsing Suzanne M. Bump and Mary Z. Connaughton for their respective primaries. We think Republicans should also nominate a woman. Mary Z. Connaughton is making her first run for state elective office. She is the only certified public accountant in the raise who is trained as an…

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Springfield Republican City Committe Endorses Tom Wesley

(A coup for Team Wesley… – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) (We broke this Thursday night, thought I’d post it up on here!) SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Republican City Committee today announced its enthusiastic endorsement of Tom Wesley in the Republican primary race for a place on the ballot against Rep. Richard Neal for the Massachusetts Second District. Springfield RCC…

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Mihos Will Not Run As An Independent

Found this on DcPolitcalreport.com “Alternative Candidate No More: Businessman Christy Mihos (I-MA), who ran for Governor as an independent in 2006, said that if tries again it would be as a Republican.” Does anyone have any other info on it? What do you think his chances of getting the nomination?…

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