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It’s Just Politics

Filed in Local Events, Local News, Politics by on September 14, 2009 0 Comments
It’s Just Politics

Last week, the Senate opened without its Lion, Senator Edward M. Kennedy. In his honor, they draped his seat in black velvet. This serves as a reminder of the all important question–what will happen to Ted’s seat? It’s fate potentially rests in the hands of the Massachusetts legislature. In 2004, the Massachusetts legislature changed the […]

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Governor Dukakis to Fill Kennedy Senate Seat?

Filed in Local Events, Local News, Politics, University News by on September 9, 2009 1 Comment
Governor Dukakis to Fill Kennedy Senate Seat?

Governor Michael Dukakis is Massachusetts’ longest serving Governor. Dukakis held the Democratic nomination against George H. W. Bush during the 1988 Presidential Election. Listen to him discuss the possibility of becoming Senator Kennedy’s replacement this fall.

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Schilling Throws a Curve: Former Sox Pitcher Mulls Senate Bid

Filed in Featured, Headline, Politics by on September 6, 2009 1 Comment
Schilling Throws a Curve: Former Sox Pitcher Mulls Senate Bid

Rumors are flying like fastballs now: Curt Schilling may toss his cap into what could be a crowded race for the Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy. Almost immediately after the announcement of Kennedy’s death, speculation abounded—the New York Times even ran a front page article alongside Kennedy’s obituary pondering possible contenders. Schilling […]

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Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

Filed in Headline, Local Events, Local News, Politics by on August 26, 2009 1 Comment
Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

7:40AM – After waking up only a half hour earlier, I received a text message (in true contemporary fashion) reading, “Did you hear about Ted Kennedy?” I promptly turned on the computer and TV in order to find out what happened. Although I knew once I read the message that Ted Kennedy had died, these […]

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Ted Kennedy dies at 77, made Massachusetts ‘larger than it is’

Filed in Local News, Politics by on August 26, 2009 0 Comments
Ted Kennedy dies at 77, made Massachusetts ‘larger than it is’

Long time Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy passed away just after midnight last night at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. He died at age 77, after succumbing to a battle with brain cancer. Today constituents from all over Boston are paying respect and homage to the democratic “lion of the senate,” and a series of […]

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