MA Sen: William ‘Mo’ Cowan Named as Interim Senator

By: Wednesday January 30, 2013 11:07 am

Today, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (D) named William ‘Mo’ Cowan as the interim Senator for the state. Cowan previously worked as Deval’s chief of staff and will be one of the few African Americans to have ever served in the United States Senate. Cowan was named to temporarily replace John Kerry who recently left the [...]

Strong Signs Massachusetts Voters Are Ready to Embrace Marijuana Legalization

By: Friday November 5, 2010 10:27 am

Are the voters in Massachusetts ready to embrace marijuana legalization in 2012? Analysis of the vote on local marijuana legalization advisory ballot question strongly points to yes. Massachusetts allows for citizens to place non-binding local “public policy questions” on the ballot. This year, in several precincts, voters weighed in on whether their local representatives should [...]

MA Gov: Independent Tim Cahill’s Running Mate Defects

By: Friday October 1, 2010 5:36 pm

In the Massachusetts governor’s race, Independent candidate Tim Cahill’s running mate, Paul Loscocco, has withdrawn from the race and endorsed Republican Charlie Baker. Defection by one’s own running mate is rarely seen as good news for a campaign. From the Boston Herald: “I cannot sit idly by as my friends and supporters cast their votes [...]

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