Tag Archives: Senate

Muammar Gaddafi and Alan Khazei

Alan Khazei has publicly expressed interest in running against US Senator Scott Brown in 2012.  Khazei is smart, rich, and well connected.  But he also a troubling connection to Muammar Gaddafi. Khazei’s wife, Vanessa Kirsch, established and currently leads a nonprofit called NewProfit.  As a venture philanthropy fund, NewProfit provides capital and expertise to promising organizations in the social sector.…

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A Primary Challenge to Scott Brown’s Right? (Should Bill Hudak Run?)

Conservative thought leader, a top Tea Partier, and RedState.com guru Erick Erickson thinks the national Tea Party should invest in Massachusetts in 2012: We have a significant opportunity to improve the Senate GOP through some primaries. Here is a list of potential targets for primaries […] Scott Brown (MA) Maybe Erickson is just trying to scare every Republican up for…

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Susan Fargo trips over dog, misses debate with Sandi Martinez

(A likely story – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) On Monday night, October 25, with a throng of supporters holding her signs and waving enthusiastically, Sandi Martinez pulled in to the Chelmsford Police station where the local LWV had a debate scheduled. Unfortunately, the entrenched incumbent Susan Fargo was not able make it, having been hospitalized with a back…

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GOP Amendments Show Hack’s True Colors

The head of the state’s pension fund is stepping down from his $322,000 a year post next month, citing “personal” reasons as well as concerns about a pair of government reforms being promoted by the Senate Republican Caucus. News reports of Michael Travaglini’s announcement referenced two GOP proposals that would limit how much money he and other state employees would…

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