Tag Archives: Rick Green

Brad Jones, Leadership? Really

(One of the most effective members of the Caucus has been sidelined. Hopefully Rep. O’Connell will continue to lead.  If you’d like to ask Rep. Jones why O’Connell was removed from the most powerful committee in the House. The number for the Minority Leaders offce is 617-722-2100. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Rockinrandall has taken minority leader Brad…

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A “Once In A Generation Event” For The MA GOP

When members of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee (MRSC) gathered together on Thursday, January 31, 2013, to elect a new chairman (or chairwoman), most of them had already made up their minds on who they’d elect. On one side stood Quincy City Councilor Kirsten Hughes, the perceived “establishment” candidate who was the former deputy finance chairwoman for the equally former…

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Comments on the Ballot-Counting Procedure

(Tricia Doherty’s take on the events on Thursday Evening. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) I just received the following email, sent to the entire SC, from my friend and colleague Patricia Doherty, who represents the Second Middlesex district. I strongly urge everyone to read it carefully. RECOLLECTIONS OF EVENTS LEADING UP TO AND DURING THE BALLOT COUNTING ON…

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Thank you Scott Brown, and thank you Team Brown.

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) September 2009 was pretty bleak.  The likelihood of anyone from our party making the upcoming special election competitive was small, the chances of winning were dismal.  But Scott Brown stepped into the breach – thanks to what he did and what Team Brown did – the people who tirelessly made calls and…

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No Scott, So Who’s Next

(Scott Brown was a semi-obscure State Senator when he announced for U.S. Senate in August 2009.  There are a lot of young GOP up & comers, especially in the State House.  Senator Fattman?  Senator Lombardo?  Senator Lyons?  Ok, not all of them are young…. – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Fresh off the closest Mass GOP Chair election in recent…

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Post-election thoughts from Rick Green

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Last night, I received the following email from Rick Green. I have posted it here in its entirety. Thanks again to Rick and Kirsten on a well-fought race. Thank you and congratulations to Chairwoman Hughes! Despite the election not turning out in our favor, your voice has been heard by many on…

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My Post-Election Thoughts

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Around 10:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, Kirsten Hughes defeated Rick Green to become the next chairman of the MassGOP by a second-ballot vote of 41-39, after a tie vote of 39-39 on the first ballot. I, of course, voted for Rick on both ballots, and so I am certainly quite disappointed…

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