Since 1851, the holder of the America’s Cup trophy has lost only four times. The structure of the race requires challengers to compete against each other to determine who will go head to head with the champion. While teams exhaust themselves vying for a chance to race the incumbent, the team with the trophy need only worry about the final race. Read More
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There’s nothing like a party changer to sense exactly when the political winds have shifted decisively in the other direction. Before the champagne at Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown’s campaign headquarters dried, freshman Virginia Senator Jim Webb, D-VA, was busy trying to figure out how to spin his way out of the mess he’s in. Read More
Overlooked in the last-minute frenzy of the campaign, a fourth of Massachusetts voters surveyed believe ACORN will attempt to steal enough votes in today's election to eke out a victory for Democrat Martha Coakley over Republican Scott Brown, according to Public Policy Polling, Inc.
But there it is on question 17 of the survey: Q17 Do you think that ACORN will try to steal the election for Martha Coakley? If yes, press 1. If no, press 2. If you’re not sure, press 3. 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
If Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, Democrat, hangs on to win the special election next week for Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat, she will have to thank the cadre of elite K Street lobbyists who hosted a high-powered, high-dollar fundraiser for her Tuesday night on Capitol Hill. Read More