**UPDATED 3-3-12** This post has been updated with additional commentary and for grammatical corrections.“You are not going to go off on a tangent about Olympia Snowe and Maine politics now,” you are probably thinking, right? Well, yes and no, but the reasons run deeper than
Sen. Brown (WMassP&I) There are a number of reasons any given Republican may support the Blunt Amendment, a version of the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act. You may actually believe that birth control is evil. You may believe the government should not force an
This post is the first in a series on the Hampden Senate District Race. Every individual who runs for office must have some ego. While Ward 3 City Councilor Melvin Edwards is no different, it is quite obvious after only a few minutes with him
Elizabeth Warren Greets White Hut Patrons (WMassP&I) WEST SPRINGFIELD—Cameras and reporters jockeyed for space in the small dining room of the White Hut restaurant on Memorial Avenue. It was official. The race for the United States Senate had truly arrived to the greater Springfield area
With another year under Springfield’s belt comes another edition of the Year in Springfield. In its 375th year of existence the City of Homes suffered through one of the most erratic year of weather on record which brought a range of immense destruction and gross
**UPDATE** Andrea Nuciforo responds to Olver’s Retirement While two out of three of the notes that we are about to bring to you are Senate related, it would not seme to do any justice to just lump them as an edition of Our One Hundredth.
(WMassP&I) CHICOPEE–At a handful of tables in the Knights of Columbus hall, Democrats in Western Massachusetts’ second largest city, scarfed down a breakfast of eggs, bacon and other staples and presented their own Democrat of the year award. Area political luminaries were present including the
Pikachu’s Pose/Taunt in SSBM (Youtube) There’s a bonus in the Gamecube video game Super Smash Bros. Melee (and its sequel) called Poser Poseur. You earn it if you push your taunt/pose button immediately after another player (or the computer) has just done the same. To
With the field more or less set, Democrats vying for their party’s nomination to challenge Scott Brown debated for the first time at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell this evening. The debate was moderated by UMASS-Lowell Chancellor and former representative Martin Meehan with questions from a student
Prof. Elizabeth Warren (Facebook) Western Mass Politics & Insight has learned from Talking Points Memo, the Huffington Post and David Bernstein at the Boston Phoenix that consumer advocate, Harvard Professor and Presidential Adviser Elizabeth Warren will announce her campaign for US Senate tomorrow in Boston.