Wednesday, March 6, 2013
One candidate has name recognition, but experts say no one has separated themselves from the field yet.
The window for the three combatants for the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate special election to make a name for themselves is a small one, with the April 30 primary just seven weeks away. Observers don’t believe there is a clear frontrunner at this point among the field of State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez. But strong fundraising, advertising and ground operations could change that quickly. Frank Talty, co-director of the UMass-Lowell Center For Public Opinion, believes Sullivan has a “slight advantage” at the moment because of his previous job, but not enough to pull away from Winslow and Gomez at the moment. “He had received some media attention in that …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The Republican party is getting excited about the possibility of Scott Brown and Charlie Baker teaming up to run for Governor and Lt. Governor.
Will it be Governor Scott Brown with former candidate Charlie Baker as his Lt. Governor? In the Boston Herald, it was reported that the state republicans are excited about the possiblity of the two running together. Brown hasn't ruled out a run for Governor, telling FOX-25's Maria Stephanos this week that he was thinking about it. “It would be amazing,” said state Rep. Vincent deMacedo (R-Plymouth) in the Boston Herald. “They are two people who I have incredible respect for and, in the best case scenario, we would have the two running as a ticket.” State Treasurer Steven Grossman, Attorney General Martha Coakley and Congressman Michael E. Capuano are being projected as candidates on the democratic side.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Scott Brown isn't talking about his political future, but the state Democrats are acting like he will be a candidate for Governor of Massachusetts.
In an exclusive interview on FOX-25 Tuesday night, Wrentham's Scott Brown commented on what his poltical future is,, but he did recently says he's considering a run for Governor of Massachusetts. In an article in the Boston Herald, though, it sounded like the Democrats think Brown iwill be in the running for Deval Patrick's Governor of Massachusetts position. According to the Herald aricle, Brown says he's considering running for Governor. “He’s perfectly entitled to run, but I promise you if he does run, and if I ever go up against Scott Brown, if that ever happens, I promise you I won’t be pocket tweeting,” said State Treasurer Steve Grossman in the Boston Herald, responding to strange texts Brown recently sent out. Brown answered the …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Scott Browm, the former US Senator from Wrentham, says he is taking a break and spending time with his family in an exclusive FOX-25 interview.
Scott Brown says he is recharging his batteries in a FOX-25 exclusive interview, aired Monday night. Part two of the interview will be airing tonight. After losing his US Senate seat to Elizabeth Warren in November, Brown decided not to run in the April special to fill the seat left by John Kerry's appointment as secretary of state. In the interview, Brown said it was too many elections in too short at time. He's, however, not commenting any future plans he has in politics. Instead, Brown says he is learning to play the guitar and learning to speak Spanish in between his work as a commentor on FOX News.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Roundup of news from around the region.
Driver in Route 123 Accident Pronounced Dead William Lozeau, of Norton, was pronounced dead at Sturdy Memorial Hospital Tuesday following a Route 123 accident on Route 123. The 50-year-old W. Main Street resident hit a town plow truck head on near St. Mary's Church. The driver of the plow, Rhode Island resident George Guptill, was travelling in the eastbound lane when Lozeau came from the opposite direction into that lane. The accident caused the road to be closed for an hour and a half. The cause of the collision is under investigation. To read more click here. -------------------------------- Scott Brown Joins Fox News After deciding not to run for US Senate, Wrentham’s Scott Brown has joined Fox News to provide commentary on several …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Scott Brown, the former United States Senator from Wrentham, will be a contributor on Fox News.
Former United States Senator Scott Brown has another job. The Wrentham Republican is a new commentor on the Fox News Channel, according to a report on the Huffington Post. Brown will be appearing on the Sean Hannity Show Wednesdays in primetime. He will also be appearing on other shows. On his Facebook page Wednesday, Brown said, "Going to be on Hannity around 9:30 p.m. tonight. Looking forward to discussing a range of topics." In November, Brown lost the Senate race to Elizabeth Warren and then recently decided not to run for John Kerry's seat when he was appointed Secretary of State. Brown will joining former Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich as new contributor to FOX as Sarah Palin and Dick Morris have left the …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Winslow represents Walpole's fifth precinct.
State Rep. Daniel Winslow (R-Norfolk) announced today that he will be the running for the United States Senate. Winslow represents Walpole's fifth precinct. When former United States Senator Scott Brown announced last week that he wasn't running for office, that left the Republican field wide-open for the April 30 primary and the June 30 general election. Before being elected state representative, Winslow was the chief legal counsel for former Massachusetts Governor Milt Romney. He is also a former presiding judge at Wrentham District Court and was involved in Norfolk government for 15 years, including being town moderator.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Boston Globe is reporting that Scott Brown will be a part of the board of directors for Kadant, located in Tech Park East in Westford.
Scott Brown may not be running in this spring's U.S. Senate special election to replace John Kerry, but he won't be resting on his laurels. The Boston Globe is reporting that Brown has accepted a position on the board of directors for Kadant, with its headquarters located on Technology Park Drive in Westford. Kadant president Jonathan Painter said to the Globe that the company welcomed the chance to draw on Brown’s ‘‘wealth of experience on local, state, national and international issues.’’ A self-described leader in paper and pulp manufacturing, the company saw a significant amount of its stock sold last year and employs 1,700 employees worldwide. With Brown out of the race, currently there are no declared candidates on the Republican …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Who do you think should be the Republican candidate?
Scott Brown ended speculation Friday afternoon as to whether he would run for U.S. Senate, announcing that he is not entering the race for the seat left vacant by John Kerry’s confirmation to the post of Secretary of State. Two Democratic political opponents – Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) and Congressman Edward Markey (D-Malden) – will face off in the April 30 primary with the special election set for June 25. There are currently no Republican candidates in the race. Markey, who represents the 5th Congressional District, kicked off his campaign in December. Lynch launched his bid with a formal announcement Thursday afternoon. Lynch represents the 8th Congressional District. With Brown out of the running, what Republican …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Wrentham's Scott Brown is considering a favorite for the Republican nomination in the upcoming Senate race.
Governor Deval Patrick is expected to announce today who will be taking over for Senator John Kerry on interim bases before a special election can be held June, according to an Associated Press report. Kerry is the new Secretary of State and is resignation is effective Friday. Then, the focus will swift to the April 30 primary and election. Candidates will have four weeks to get the signatures needed to get on the ballot. While he hasn't made an official statement on whether he is going to run, Scott Brown (R-Wrentham) is being touted as the favorite for his party's nomination. Brown lost to Elizabeth Warren in the November election, losing his Sentate seat. Brown has a state-wide organization intact. On the Democratic side, Congressman…