Anticipating a loss in Massachusetts, comedian news man Jon Stewart last night joined the number of Democrats roundly criticizing Martha Coakley and the Democratic party in Massachusetts for allowing a Republican to lead in the polls going into the Senate special election. Read More
New York Times -- Democrats May Seek to Push Health Bill Through House
The rarest of all the political flora may bloom in Massachusetts today: a landslide upset. Read More
Throughout the Massachusetts Senate race, Democrats have tried to tie Republican candidate Scott Brown to Sarah Palin, to Rush Limbaugh, to any figure on the right who might be unpopular with the state's critically important independent voters. So far, they haven't had much luck. Read More
As they face the growing possibility that Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley will lose the race to fill the seat formerly held by Sen. Ted Kennedy, some Democrats are settling on a new strategy to blame the defeat not only on Coakley's inept campaign but also on her personality and strained relations with both the Kennedy family and President Obama. At the same time, Democrats are working to position themselves to push Coakley aside and focus on defeating a Sen. Read More
A new study of the nation's voter registration records finds 3.3 million dead voters are still on the rolls - including an estimated 116,483 in Massachusetts - while another 12.9 million who are ineligible also remain.
The study was done by Aristotle International Inc., a Washington, D.C. technology company that specializes in election-related programming and database services for public officials and agencies. Read More
A survey conducted Sunday in Massachusetts finds Republican Scott Brown with a nearly 10 point lead over Democrat Martha Coakley in the special election campaign to fill the U.S. Senate seat occupied for nearly five decades by Ted Kennedy.
Massachusetts voters go to the polls Tuesday in a campaign that until only a few weeks ago seemed like a cake-walk for Coakley, the state's incumbent attorney general. Read More
From Hotline On Call reporter Felicia Sonmez's dispatch from a gaggle with Ted Kennedy's son, Rep. Patrick Kennedy, after the Obama-Martha Coakley event: Read More
As the Massachusetts special election approaches, those who assume a victory by Republican Scott Brown will deprive Democrats of their filibuster-proof 60-vote majority and thus mean defeat for Obamacare should think again.
The reality is that Massachusetts Democrats have multiple ways to delay certification of the election results and in the process give congressional Democrats time to move the final version of Obamacare past the finish line in the Senate and House. Read More
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air takes a spin in the Way Back machine and returns to remind us that it was Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-MA, who in 2004 pushed the law that required his state to hold a special election to replace him when he passed to his eternal reward. Read More