Philip Terzian salutes a conservative IndianDec 3, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 12 • By PHILIP TERZIAN
I have what might be called a philosophical attitude toward the defeat of Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts. Brown, it seems to me, played his part in history by delivering “Teddy Kennedy’s seat” (in the immortal phrase of David Gergen) to the Republicans for three years—a brief but pleasant rebuke to the Kennedy myth, and a shock to the Massachusetts vision of the universe.
Meet the new Massachusetts senator.12:21 PM, Nov 9, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who defeated Scott Brown for the U.S. Senate, held what the Boston Herald reports as an "awkward" first press conference in Boston with Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick.
10:01 PM, Nov 6, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Fox News projects that Democrat Elizabeth Warren has defeated Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race.
Brown first won his Senate seat in a 2010 special election to fill the seat held by the late Democrat Ted Kennedy. That was a low turnout election conducted at the height of the national debate over Obamacare, which Brown said he would oppose in the Senate.
But Massachusetts is overwhelmingly Democratic, meaning Warren had a clear advantage to win the state.
7:11 AM, Nov 5, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican Scott Brown of Massachusetts is in a dead heat to retain his Senate seat against Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, according to a new poll from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Boston Herald.
"They're not for you."11:47 AM, Nov 3, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren told a local TV news reporter she had "plenty of pictures" that reflect her claim to Native American heritage, but quickly added that she wouldn't show them. "They're not for you," she says.
The interview took place in Warren's home. Watch the video clip below:
5:04 PM, Nov 2, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
In the second poll released this week, Republican Scott Brown has a two-point lead over Democrat Elizabeth Warren in the Massachusetts Senate race.
"Vote the person, not the party."12:01 PM, Nov 1, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts has a new 60-second ad touting his bipartisan, moderate record in the United States Senate. "I've kept my promise to be an independent voice," Brown says in the ad. "I put people ahead of politics. And now, I need your help to keep that independent tradition alive in Massachusetts." Watch the ad below:
12:52 PM, Oct 31, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The Republican party of Massachusetts has released a new Halloween-themed web ad criticizing Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, particularly her positions on Obamacare and a balanced budget. "This election season, Elizabeth Warren is masquerading," the text reads. Watch the video below:
3:35 PM, Oct 30, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
A new Suffolk University poll says Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has a 7-point lead over her Republican opponent, Senator Scott Brown.
12:16 PM, Oct 29, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts has a narrow lead over his Democratic opponent, Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren.
7:13 AM, Oct 25, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Massachusetts Senate candidate and Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren knocked back a pint at Boston's legendary Doyle's Cafe, and a local TV news crew asked her what beers she likes.
"I'm a Sam Adams fan," said the ebullient Democrat. "I'm a Michelob Ultra fan. I'm a Bud Light fan as well. I really go for the whole range."
"So none of this white wine stereotyping for you?" the reporter asks.
"Not me," Warren responds. Watch the video below:
12:21 PM, Oct 13, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat challenging Republican Scott Brown for the U.S. Senate, dodged questions about claims that a local union was fining its members for not publicly supporting her campaign.
3:10 PM, Oct 12, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Supporters of Democrat Elizabeth Warren's Senate campaign in Massachusetts have been accused of mocking a staffer of Republican Scott Brown outside a recent debate in Springfield.
12:38 PM, Oct 11, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
A GOP source sends along this video, shot by a Republican tracker, of a union member supporting Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren outside of a debate Wednesday night in Springfield, Massachusetts. The cameraman asks the union member if he was at an earlier debate between Warren and her Republican opponent, Senator Scott Brown.
"Uh-huh," the union member says, nodding.
"Did you guys get fined if you weren't there?" the cameraman asks.
"Yeah," the union member replies.
"How much did you get fined?" the cameraman asks.