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Markey/Lynch People’s Pledge Gives Special Interests More Clout

Among any number of things former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown regrets about his loss to Elizabeth Warren last fall, quite possibly the biggest is taking the People’s Pledge – an agreement between the two candidates to discourage outside advertising by … Continue reading

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Markey/Lynch People’s Pledge: On The Ledge?

It’s starting to look like the People’s Pledge Ed Markey and Stephen Lynch authored – to bar third-party advertising campaigns from the Democratic primary for the Massachusetts U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Kerry – might be in danger of … Continue reading

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Campaign (2012) Outsider Wrap-Up: Scott Brown Hates The People’s Pledge; GOP Hates Mitt Romney

The hardworking staff has two thoughts for you splendid readers in the wake of the 2012 election. Scott Brown Will Forever Regret the People’s Pledge The Brown campaign thought it was so clever orchestrating the agreement with Elizabeth Warren to … Continue reading

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Hey, Does THIS Violate The People’s Pledge?

From our False Alarm desk: An outfit called United Steelworkers Political Action Fund has released what it describes as “Shame on You, Scott Brown :30 TV.”   But it’s not actually a TV ad. According to a press release published … Continue reading

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Hedging On The People’s Pledge?

Big takeout yesterday by Yahoo! News on the six-month anniversary of the Scott Brown/Elizabeth Warren People’s Pledge (via ABC’s OTUS): Outside money ban in Massachusetts Senate race is working, but at what price? What’s one way to blunt the effects … Continue reading

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Hey – Does This Validate The People’s Pledge?

The hardworking staff has been bird-dogging the People’s Pledge to keep independent expenditure groups out of the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Scott Brown (R-Have You Met My Wife?) and challenger Elizabeth Warren (D-Indian Giver). Yet another indication that it’s … Continue reading

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Is The People’s Pledge Actually Working?

The agreement between incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Not Native American) and his likely challenger Elizabeth Warren (D-Likely Not Native American) to curb independent political expenditures from their campaigns – a.k.a. the People’s Pledge – has met with skepticism across … Continue reading

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Hey – Does This Violate The People’s Pledge? (V)

The liberal Super PAC American Bridge has released a web video – to coincide with Fenway’s 100th Birthday Bash – that whacks Sen. Scott Brown (R-Fenway Franking Privilege) for purportedly pushing to ship the Sox to Foxborough back in 2001. … Continue reading

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Hey – Does This Violate The People’s Pledge? (IV)

(Another in a series of posts from the headscratching staff) Politico’s Morning Score says they had it first: FIRST IN SCORE – MASSACHUSETTS REPUBLICANS HIT WARREN ON TAXES: The state Republican Party is releasing a new web video that hits Democrat Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Hey – Does This Violate the People’s Pledge? (III)

(Another in a series) From Politico’s Morning Score: MASSACHUSETTS SENATE SNEAK PEEK – “ROMNEY + BROWN = BFF”: The Massachusetts Democratic Party will blast out a 60-second web video later this morning that links Romney with Sen. Scott Brown (lots of … Continue reading

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