Tag Archives: Ed Markey

Let The Wild Bay State Senate Rumpus Begin! (Dems Go Airborne Edition)

The scramble for the U.S. Senate set vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry (D- Hey Theresa – I Have My Own Plane Now) has officially hit third gear with the release of TV spots by the Democratic primary contenders. … Continue reading

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Poll Vault At The Boston Herald

Our feisty local tabloid today released a new poll on the U.S. Senate race (which pretty much runs true to form), and gave it that special Herald something. Start with Page One: Two elements of note: 1) the Cryptkeeper photo … Continue reading

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Thursday Globe Totally Eats Wednesday Herald’s Dust

The hardreading staff likes to characterize the feisty local tabloid as a lively index to the Boston Globe. But in this case, the Boston Herald was a lively index to the next day’s Boston Globe. Exhibit A Wednesday’s Herald Page One: Thursday’s Boston … Continue reading

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Boston Herald’s Outside Track: Holly & Scott Tear The Sheets

Our feisty local tabloid’s Lone Republican needs a plus one. Herald columnist Holly Robichaud goes through a very public breakup with former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Pickup and Go) today, right on Page One:   And Holly doesn’t mince words in her column . … Continue reading

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Leone’s Share Of Sunday’s U.S. Senate Coverage

The Boston Herald got the jump on the latest candidate to consider jumping into the U.S. Senate race to replace clearly departed John Kerry (D-Empty Seat). Joe Battenfeld’s column today: Leone could be spoiler in race Three’s a crowd for Lynch, Markey … Continue reading

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Herald The Lynchpin For Rep’s U.S. Senate Run

If today’s edition is any indication, the Boston Herald will be Stephen Lynch’s in-House organ during his run to replace departing U.S. Sen.  John Kerry (D-Empty Seat). The feisty local tabloid has one news report (“Some unions already on Lynch’s side”), two … Continue reading

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Baker’s ‘Doesn’t’ In U.S. Senate Speculation

Lots of political prognostication in the local dailies today about who might do what in the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat about to be vacated by John Kerry (D-Am I Secretary of State Now?). Start with the the Boston … Continue reading

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Brown: Ex Markeys The Spot In Malden

Despite the Boston Herald’s speculation yesterday that Scott Brown (R-Unemployed) might run for governor in 2014, he’s sure acting like a man who wants a return trip to the U.S. Senate. Today’s Page One Boston Globe story: Brown swipes at Markey’s residency Scott … Continue reading

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Boston Herald: Scott Brown For Governor?

Up until now, conventional wisdom in the Bay State held that Scott Brown (R-Tickle Me Grover) had first GOP dibs on the U.S. Senate seat soon to be vacated by John Kerry (D-So Long, Suckers), while Good (Next) Time Charlie … Continue reading

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Herald Can’t Make Up Mind About Markey

First today’s Boston Herald tells us this: Mr. Ed draws yawn in Senate horse race Seriously, is this the best the Democrats can come up with? Ed Markey? This is a guy who has been in Congress for 36 years — … Continue reading

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