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So, the proposed new Congressional map for Massachusetts has been released. You can find the official version here, ...
by Answer Guy
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 06:20 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Hello team Massachusetts Kosmopolitans , and anyone else who is interested. I wanted to lob this organizational diary out there for the MassKos group.
by mem from somerville
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 04:30 PM PST with 14 Recommends
As elsewhere, Massachusetts GOP'ers rail against patronage, pork, and pension padding. Small government and all that. Two years ago, when Gov. Deval Patrick attempted to appoint supporter State ...
by BobBlueMass
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 07:16 AM PST with 19 Recommends
When Scott Brown won the special election for Senate in Massachusetts, national pundits proclaimed it some kind of harbinger of what was to come. Massachusetts -- make that liberal ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 10:22 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
by RLMiller
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 26, 2010 at 06:05 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
It is inevitable, in the closing days of the electoral cycle, to see polling go from sporadic, to steady, to overwhelming. It looks like we just passed that final signpost. Welcome to poll-a-...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 135 comments on Mon Oct 25, 2010 at 07:42 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Jeff Perry. Tea Party pet. GOP candidate and bright hope to take the Massachusetts 10th Congressional District (William Delahunt retiring) against Democrat Bill Keating. Quick background: Perry ...
by BobBlueMass
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Oct 22, 2010 at 09:57 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Amid rain, thunder, and lightning here in SoCal (a phenomenon we see in this part of the state about once every other year), there is also no small amount of turbulence on the polling front. No ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 117 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 07:45 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
A surprisingly quiet polling weekend has lasted into the week, as this is a much less data-heavy Monday than I would have anticipated. Even with the weekly "poll dump" from our buddies at the DCCC, ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 88 comments on Mon Oct 18, 2010 at 07:46 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Summary: MD has 8 reps: 1 R, 7 D MA has 10 reps: all D MI has 15 reps: 8 D, 7 R Possibly vulnerable: MD-01 (D) MA-10 (D) (but probably not) MI-01 (D) MI-02 (R) (but probably not)
by plf515
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Oct 16, 2010 at 04:36 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Here's an update from the trenches here in my home state of MA. First the polls. The latest Boston Globe poll has Barney Frank with a 14 point lead in MA-4, while Bill Keating is hanging on in my ...
by cape cod dem
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Oct 26, 2010 at 12:16 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The Republicans and the media have been working overtime to tell voters that the Republican takeover of the House is inevitable. In order to take over the House they need to win 39 Democratic seats.
by askew
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed Sep 22, 2010 at 06:50 PM PDT with 158 Recommends
Teabaggers didn't limit their favors tonight to the Delaware and New Hampshire senate races (although they were yummy and thank you very much). In an open House seat rated as a toss-up by many ...
by jhannon
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Sep 14, 2010 at 09:14 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Forty-two states have already done it, and by this time next week, the entirety of the nation will have completed the process of primary elections. And, in the grand tradition of saving the best for ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Sep 12, 2010 at 10:02 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
As the passing of Senator Byrd and the Kagan hearings dominate the political conversation, news on the polling front is quite silent as we kick off this first full week of Summer. However, the week ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Jun 28, 2010 at 07:30 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
On this Thursday, the 24th day in June, The Wrap wishes a happy 34th birthday to Brock Olivo . If the name doesn't ring a bell, allow for a ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Jun 24, 2010 at 07:46 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Apologies for the lack of a weekend edition. Unfortunately, your intrepid Wrap author got waylaid by a track meet that ran two-plus hours behind schedule, and dead batteries on both the mobile phone ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 07:46 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The Patriot Ledger , the newspaper of record for Quincy, Massachusetts is reporting that Norfolk ...
by pistolSO
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Mar 05, 2010 at 03:06 PM PST with 4 Recommends
This just in from the Boston Globe: 14-year incumbent U.S. Representative Bill Delahunt, D-Quincy, will not seek reelection to an 8th term this fall. http://www.boston.com/news/politics/...
by soko
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 04, 2010 at 09:31 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Just when you got used to the new schedule of the Polling and Political Wrap, another quirk develops. Don't fret: it will still be a three day a week feature. The shift is simple: instead of Monday-...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 46 comments on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 06:30 PM PST with 0 Recommends