Saturday, February 16, 2013
Bielat and Gomez say they’re in; Sullivan may also join the field.
It’s starting to shape up into quite a race, as the field of potential Republican candidates for U.S. Senate continues to grow. This week, two more Republicans threw their hats in the proverbial ring in the race for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the appointment of John Kerry to Secretary of State: Norfolk’s Sean Bielat and Cohasset’s Gabriel Gomez. Candidates have just under two weeks to meet the Feb. 27 deadline to gather the 10,000 certified signatures needed to appear on the April 30 primary ballot. The special election is June 25. After losing two races for Congress, Bielat has opened up a federal campaign office to raise money for a Senate run, according to a report in the Boston Globe. Bielat lost to Barney Frank in 2010 and …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Joe Kennedy III will continue his tour of the Fourth Congressional District with a visit to Medfield's Blue Moon Bagel Cafe Sunday at 9 a.m.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Editor's Note: The following press release was submitted by Joe Kennedy III's campaign. Joe Kennedy III will continue his campaign across the Fourth Congressional District this Sunday, with stops in Medfield, Dover and Foxborough. Kennedy will also attend Senator Jack Hart’s St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast in South Boston. Kennedy will be greeting voters with a short visit to the Blue Moon Bagel Cafe, 236 Main St. in Medfield Sunday at 9 a.m. followed by trips to the Dover Cafe Deli and Pizza, 60 Centre Street, at 9:30 a.m., and in Foxborough at 182 North St. - a house party - at 2 p.m.
Monday, August 1, 2011
we’ve placed our elected officials in the unenviable position of doing our “shopping” for us while displaying little concern for how they actually go about the task.
While keeping an eye on the national news these past few weeks, especially the issue surrounding the debt ceiling and Congress’ inability to take care of the problem, I’ve found myself alternately infuriated, disgusted and ultimately, fatalistic about the goings-on in our nation’s capitol. “They’re going to do what they always do,” I tell myself. “What they always do,” in my opinion, is to fuel their power struggles with our money and make decisions that affect our lives with seemingly complete disregard for the consequences of their actions. “Fire the bums!” I blurt out, not quite understanding why the powers-that-be are so inept at their jobs. These are educated men and women who have convinced us, their constituents, that they are …