Tag Archives: Special Elections

Niki Tsongas: On “Undocumented workers”

The comedy show that is the Niki Tsongas campaign keeps on giving us gems.  In an interview on the “NightSide with Dan Rea” radio program on Thursday night, Niki Tsongas refused to call illegal immigrants just that.  She said she prefers “undocumented workers”, Dan Rea called her on it and said, what if they aren’t working.  Watch the video to…

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Ogonowski Still Waiting for Concrete Actions by Tsongas re:Atkins

Jim Ogonowski is still waiting for concrete actions from Niki Tsongas.  Her statement earlier today does not go far enough in his opinion.  Just released by the Ogonowski Campaign. OGONOWSKI STATEMENT ON TSONGAS DAMAGE CONTROL CHELMSFORD, MA – Jim Ogonowski, a candidate for Congress in the 5th Congressional District of Massachusetts made the following statement on Niki Tsongas’s statement concerning…

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SCHIP – It’s not about the Children, It’s about Scoring Political Points

Todd Beeton over at MyDD has summed up Tsongas’ use of SCHIP as a wedge issue.  And as I suspected it’s not about the children, it’s about beating Republicans. While it will be tempting to see the results of this race as a referendum on the Democratic majority’s (in-)effectiveness, it’s beginning to look like the race’s importance may lie in…

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Survey USA

New SurveyUSA Numbers. 9 point Tsongas Lead 51-42.  Surprising Patrick Murphy at 4%. Ogonowski increases lead amongst unenrolleds to 13%.  Only 3% undecided(seems low) Will Post crosstabs when available.…

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Check Kiting Chet Atkins, Husband of Tsongas Campaign Co-Chair Smears Ogonowski

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) They have gone too far. The check-bouncing-unethical-former Congressman, and husband of Niki Tsongas’ camaign co-chair Chet Atkins is trying to smear Jim Ogonowski using Jim’s brother John.  This is disgusting and a new low in politics.  For those that don’t know Chet Atkins was one of the check bouncing congressman bounced right out…

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Tsongas’ Democrat friends stalling bill to keep internet access tax free

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) We see this morning that the Democrats are looking to raise taxes again:
[http://www.news.com/…] At issue is a law dating back to 1998 that generally prohibits state and local governments from taxing Internet access, including DSL (digital subscriber line), cable modem and BlackBerry-type wireless transmission services. It also prohibits “discriminatory” taxes that…

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