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What Can Brown Do for New Hampshire? (Pickup Truck Edition)

On Monday former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) will launch the first TV spot in his Quixotic Quest to become a Two State Senator (pat. pending) by beating Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire. From Politico’s Morning Score: SCOTT BROWN … Continue reading

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Big Town v. Bean Town (Traffic Light Division)

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a new series that will examine the good, the bad, and the ugly in the everlasting Boston/New York Bakeoff. From Politico’s Capital Playbook: VIDEO OF DAY — driver’s dream come true: Taxi driver … Continue reading

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Kinky Friedman Rides Again!

Among the least-noticed results of Tuesday’s little-noticed Texas primary was this (via Politico): Kinky Friedman makes Texas runoff Richard “Kinky” Friedman, a humorist and country music singer, got one step closer Tuesday to adding another line to his résumé: agriculture … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Deval Patrick ‘Maybe’ Edition)

This week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features very different versions of Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s showing some leg to Politico last Sunday about a future presidential run. The Boston Herald’s Press Party called out “Deval’s doublespeak” in its Wayne’s World webcast on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Dems Have Same Things Tisei in 6th District Rematch

Richard Tisei (R-JustMissed) is ready for Round 2 with 6th district Rep. John Tierney (D-Won’t Be Missed). And the Democrats are picking up right where they left off in 2012. Via Politico’s Morning Score: DCCC HITS TISEI AS HE ANNOUNCES … Continue reading

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NH Dems Pick On Mr. Pickup

As former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) Hamlets the Granite State, the New Hampshire Democratic Party has cooked up a little something to help voters make up their minds. Via Politico’s Morning Score: The New Hampshire Democratic Party, seizing on the … Continue reading

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Hack Attack! Salon’s Brutal Takedown of Bigfoot Journalists

Salon’s Alex Pareene has assembled a Top Ten Hackorama of Political Journalists and it’s a corker (tip o’ the pixel to AlterNet). Pareene blowtorches some of the most notable members of the chinstrokerati, “[channeling] each media figure’s ‘unique’ voice — … Continue reading

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Mike Allen Takes Capital Playbook To Dark Side

Fact #1 (via Adweek): Politico’s Allbritton Buys Capital New York The subscription approach to news is getting a significant boost, with Politico owner Robert Allbritton buying Capital New York with an eye on applying Politico’s business model to the online news site. Allbritton plans … Continue reading

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‘Scott Brown: Where Am I?’

The peripatetic Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) got a little dazed and confused at a New Hampshire GOP fundraiser on Thursday. From Politico (via MSNBC’s First Read): Scott Brown: Where am I? Scott Brown on Thursday night broke a cardinal rule of … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Year (Queens Chronicle Edition)

From Politico’s new Capital Playbook, yet another marketing vehicle for the insatiable Politicoctopus. CORRECTION OF THE YEAR, from Queens Chronicle: “This article is wrong in its entirety.”http://goo.gl/ynFYgr The monumental error in its entirety: Queens dissed on City Council speaker meetings … Continue reading

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