Reason for GOP Optimism . . . and Pessimism in New Hampshire
If you’re looking for affirmation that the New England College poll showing Scott Brown ahead of Senator Jeanne Shaheen by one point is accurately showing the winner, here’s one nugget to make you feel good#…#
The final New …
CNN Poll in New Hampshire: Jeanne Shaheen 48 Percent, Scott Brown 48 Percent
We’ve seen three public polls of New Hampshire’s Senate race since July. WMUR put incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen up by 2; YouGov put her up by 6.
BREAKING: New CNN-ORC poll in #NHSen race. @SenScottBrown: 48%, @SenatorShaheen: 48%, +/- 3.5%.
— Sam Feist (@SamFeistCNN) …
‘He’ll Give Everything He’s Got for New Hampshire.’
Here’s a new ad from Scott Brown’s campaign, featuring Senator Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire Republican:
Notice the issues mentioned: the economy, the debt, and Obamacare. Ayotte says Brown stands for “fiscal responsibility, accountable government, a health-care plan that works for …
Scott Brown Is About to Make 2014 Much More Expensive for Shaheen
Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown is making his interest in the New Hampshire Senate race official today, and that’s good news for Republicans and bad news for Jeanne Shaheen.
Sure, Shaheen leads most of the polls that match her up …
A Bad Idea, Thankfully Avoided
I’ll admit, it’s a rather grim Morning Jolt this Tuesday morning, looking at controversy over a Tweet from John McCain, a real controversy and outrage over a Tweet from Ron Paul, and then this bit of news out …
Massachusetts Voters May Have Big Fields in 2014 Governor’s Race
The Fox affiliate in Boston takes a look at the Massachusetts gubernatorial possibilities for 2014:
On the Democratic side, State Treasurer Steve Grossman has said he is “leaning strongly” toward a run. Also, Congressman Michael Capuano could be eyeing the seat. …
Stage Is Set for a Scott Brown Comeback — If He Wants One
WBUR poll of 500 registered voters finds U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is in a strong position should there be a special election to fill U.S. Sen. John Kerry’s seat.
MassINC pollster Steve Koczela looked …
First Massachusetts Exit Polls: Brown, Warren ‘Dead Even’
A Massachusetts media source sends along this look at the early exits in the Senate race up there:
We’re hearing the race (between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren) is dead even. Turnout in Boston wards not quite as high …
Brown on Warren: ‘She’s Obsessed With Raising Taxes.’
The final Morning Jolt of the week features a lot of discussion about “you can’t change Washington from the inside,” but also an update on last night’s debate between Republican senator Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren.
Warren Trails Brown by One; Most in Mass. Think She’s Native American
The Suffolk Poll released its results at 11 p.m. last night:
Republican incumbent Scott Brown (48 percent) clings to a one-point lead over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren (47 percent) in the Massachusetts race for the U.S. Senate, according to a Suffolk …
Come on, New Hampshire. Let’s Make Sam Wang Eat a Bug.
People. Please. If Jeanne Shaheen (D) loses to Scott Brown (R) in NH-Sen, I promise to eat a bug.
— Sam Wang (@SamWangPhD) August 22, 2014
CNN, out today:
A new CNN/ORC poll shows a statistical dead heat between New Hampshire Democratic …
Biden’s Strangely Political ‘Official’ Visit to New England
Vice President Joe Biden travels to New Hampshire and Maine today:
Vice President Joe Biden is expected to tour the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard this morning, an event we are told will highlight the shipyard’s work-force engagement.
Also attending will …
Tom Cotton, Scott Brown Hit Democratic Rivals on Illegal Immigration
In Arkansas, GOP Rep. Tom Cotton hits incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Pryor for “voting for amnesty”, “voting for citizenship for illegals” and “voting against a border fence” in a new television ad.
Scott Brown also focused on illegal immigration in …
Scott Brown Sends New Hampshire–Focused Message on Obamacare
It’s not clear if former senator Scott Brown, once the shining star of Massachusetts Republicans, is serious about running for Senate in New Hampshire. But he did just send a New Hampshire–focused message of criticism for Obamacare to his …
Scott Brown for Senate: Third Time (in Four Years) Is the Charm?
After long delays and much discussion, a Scott Brown senatorial bid — the third in four years — may be taking shape:
GOP officials close to Scott Brown report that the former Republican senator is ‘’leaning strongly toward running” …
Massachusetts Democrats, Debating Who Will Kerry the Torch
Up in Massachusetts, Glen Johnson of the Boston Globe updates his scorecard on the Senate seat that will open up when John Kerry departs to become secretary of state:
Representative Ed Markey has lined up support from several big names, …
Kerry, Brown, Patrick, and the Murmurs in Massachusetts
In today’s Wall Street Journal, Senator John Kerry, Democrat of Massachusetts is mentioned as a possible contender to be the next secretary of state or the next secretary of defense.
If Kerry were to accept the appointment, Massachusetts state …
Elizabeth Warren, Unlicensed Lawyer?
Over at Legal Insurrection, William Jacobson has a bombshell: considerable evidence that Democrat Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren practiced law in Massachusetts without a license.
I confirmed with the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers by telephone that Warren never has been …
The Post-Akin GOP Outlook for the Senate . . . Doesn’t Look That Bad!
Argh. What are the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and grassroots Republicans and conservatives, supposed to do, now that Todd Akin has exponentially complicated the effort to defeat Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri, and win the three (or four, if Romney …
Hooray! No Talk of Replacing Warren in Massachusetts!
Great news for Scott Brown in Massachusetts: “‘This is a race that is a dead heat,’ said state Democratic Party chairman John Walsh, citing a recent poll and insisting the flap has had no effect on Warren’s standing …