Jamaica Plain - At a hastily assembled press conference this morning, my dog, "Doctor", announced his support for Rep. Martin Walsh's bid for the Boston mayoralty. Explaining his surprise endorsement, the popular local … [Read more...]
Cape Cod Times endorses Bill Keating for Congress
I'm not sure that I agree with their "bi-partisanship" criteria or their comparison of Keating to Scott Brown. Lord, I hope not. Perhaps Keating's most important characteristic is the promise that he will be an independent voice in … [Read more...]
Globe Endorses O’Leary
The Globe recognizes Rob's leadership on a number of key issues. Education: "O'Leary, an adjunct community college professor with a Ph.D. in history, has been a statewide leader in both higher-ed and K-12 policy. For the 10th District, … [Read more...]
Boston Herald Endorses Mike Lake!
The Boston Herald has endorsed Mike Lake and I agree with their assessment. Like Mike, I have to wonder why it takes 42 supervisors to supervise 43 workers as the Auditor's office is currently constituted. Further, having met and spoken … [Read more...]
Khazei gaining momentum: casual polls and ANOTHER new endorsement today
Today, the campaign announced that former US Senator from Georgia Sam Nunn (in office 1972-1997) endorsed Alan's candidacy for Senate! Nunn, who chaired the Senate Armed Services committee for almost a decade, continues his active … [Read more...]
Martha Coakley gets MY vote!
Despite extreme pressure from a powerful, well connected authority figure, one whose style is autocratic and demanding to the point of being a true bully in my eyes, and risking much to protect those who looked to her for protection - … [Read more...]
Is this the knockout blow?
On Meet the Press this morning, Colin Powell said:I'll be voting for Senator Barack Obama.The endorsement isn't much of a surprise. And, it probably won't have much of an effect, save to give Obama the next few news cycles, which McCain … [Read more...]
Chicago Tribune Endorses Its First Democrat for President
For the very first time in its history, the Chicago Tribune has endorsed the Democratic Party candidate for president. This is a powerful endorsement from an editorial board that knows Obama well. The next time McCain asks, "Who … [Read more...]
Gore, Edwards to Endorse Obama?
Has anyone seen this rumor? And any thoughts about the apparent decision (assuming the rumor is true) to wait until after Super Tuesday? TedF … [Read more...]
My Second Endorsement
As the second-longest serving member in the Senate, I know the importance of experience in government. But as someone who entered the Senate at the age of 30, I want to reiterate what I said on Monday. Barack Obama has more than enough … [Read more...]