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State Democratic Party Chairman John Walsh on what Republicans did wrong

Keller @Large: Mass. Democratic Party Chairman John Walsh
November 11, 2012
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/11/11/keller-large-mass-democratic-party-chairman-john-walsh-2/ Watch Keller @ Large – Part 2: [0:45/03/32]  Jon Keller:   What else did the Republicans do wrong . . . What did they do wrong? [0:40/03/20]  John Walsh:  First of all, um, I thought, the issues really drive the issues, and something just popped into my head. But…

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“Fishmanned” in the 6th

My comment in today’s Salem News, read by Howie Carr this evening: Thank the next Libertarian you meet for more intrusive government, higher taxes, and public corruption. Fishman enabled them all and made a huge contribution to their continuance. Without Fishman’s Quixotic and meaningless campaign and his 5% vote total, John Tierney would have been defeated. I’m sure Congressman Tierney…

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Scott, please help me

Where do I start with my take on Sen. Scott Brown? “So, that go along to get along attitude has been tattooed into his political psychology,” southcoast wrote. Yeah, that’s a part of it, I believe. Scott Brown has had an almost always perfect or near-perfect record standing with taxpayers, except when he didn’t. See:  http://cltg.org/cltg/clt2004/0… In 2008, I…

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Newcomers bested incumbents in this week’s balloting results

Revolution 2010 has begun. The Salem News

Saturday, May 1, 2010 What does Swampscott vote mean?

Newcomers bested incumbents in this week’s balloting results

By Alan Burke SWAMPSCOTT – Elected officials, if they’re wise, never take re-election for granted. This time, there might be good reason for it. Local politicians are downplaying the recent Swampscott election, but not dismissing the…

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