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State Senate Gives Governor Power to Name Interim Senator

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State Senate Gives Governor Power to Name Interim Senator

What I wouldn’t give for a good, nonsensical gerrymander right now. The past month’s debate over how to fill the Senate seat vacated by the late Edward Kennedy has proven a perfect example of legal circumvention through political might, and I’m suddenly in the mood for some old fashioned, partisan politics. Yesterday, the Democratic controlled […]

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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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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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