Ogonowski’s First General Election Ad

This is a great ad! Press Release Text is Below: CHELMSFORD , MA – Jim Ogonowski, candidate for congress in the 5th District of Massachusetts, announced today the airing of his second television ad, “Broken Congress.” Government has stopped working for the people. Congress is broken. Washington is a mess – too controlled by special interests and partisan politicians. Between…

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“Voters unwilling to approve property tax increases through Proposition 2½ overrides”

Read the full story here about the Randolph school bus cuts – http://www.boston.co… This headline is a wonderful quote from the Boston Globe regarding Randolph’s decision to end bus service.  The whole quote reads as such: “But these are trying times for many communities, as they struggle to pay the bills in the face of higher costs, flat budgets, or…

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MassINC CommonWealth forum on Casino Gambling – September 18

Greetings from MassINC. Red Mass Group regulars might be interested in a CommonWealth Forum we're conducting on September 18 to explore the Casino Gambling issue. It's free and open to the public, so we invite you to join us and lend your voice to the discussion. Here are the details: —— High Stakes: The Casino Gambling Debate MassINC CommonWealth Forum…

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Tsongas imports Tsupporters from Team Obabma in New Hampshire

This little fact on Boston.com’s “All Politics is Local” blog was pretty interesting.  It appeared that Niki Tsongas the candidate from outside the district imported campaign workers from outside the state.  Democrat Niki Tsongas has imported from New Hampshire campaign volunteers from Barack Obama’s presidential campaign to hold signs for her throughout the district. I talked with seasoned campaign people…

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Ogonowski Trounces Tierney

OK, I knew Ogonowski was going to win.  That was a pretty well foregone conclusion.  But I am damn impressed with the GOTV machine that I took part in this past weekend and the results that machine reaped.  I mean I was expecting 70-30 or something close to that.  I am floored and excited about the results.  89 percent!. …

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In the words of Frank Costello “No tickey, no washy”

(ok, so the title is a little off from the subject of the post but I watched the Departed again this weekend and that line was in my mind.) I was working in a public middle school in Boston today when I came across something that really “grinds my gears”.  I had some down time in between taking some readings…

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