Thursday, April 25, 2013
We gathered questions from editors across Patch’s coverage area in Massachusetts.
Patch editors interviewed each of the candidates running for U.S. Senate in the April 30 special election. We gathered questions from editors across Patch’s coverage area in Massachusetts. The editors asked both broad questions about policy, as well as opinions on more local, regional issues. Click on the links below to read the questions and answers with each candidate… Stephen Lynch Edward Markey Brett Rhyne (write-in candidate) Gabriel Gomez Michael Sullivan Daniel Winslow
Friday, September 21, 2012
He gave his endorsement at a pro-Warren rally in Roslindale on Friday afternoon.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren for United States Senate during a pro-Warren rally in Roslindale on Friday. Menino, a Democrat, said he did not endorse Warren right away because he "wanted to get to know her" first. And he came to his final decision by pretending he wasn't the mayor, he said. "What if I was just a guy from Hyde Park who had a job with the city, whose wife was an accountant and worried about their retirement savings," he said. "What if I was any guy who wondered how his two kids would send his six grandkids to college, and whether they would have good jobs on the other end. If I wasn’t the Mayor, who would speak up in Washington on my behalf? I thought to myself, if I was any …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Warren brought in more total contributions in the fourth quarter, the Boston Globe reports.
Elizabeth Warrern supporters in Winchester donated twice as much than supporters for incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R) in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Boston Globe reported. Winchester residents gave Scott Brown's re-election committee $16,050 compared to $34,950 for Warren, a Democrat from Cambridge. Only donations of more than $200 are filed with the Federal Election Commission. A tally of total Winchester contributions to the two candidates was tabulated through the third quarter of 2011, and Winchester residents gave four $1,000 contributions to Brown's campaign, while Warren didn't receive a contribution from Winchester for more than $500, according to a Huffington Post database during the third quarter. In all, Warren outraised Brown…