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#EndorseThis: Radio Host Refers To Elizabeth Warren With Stereotypical ‘War Whoops’

Cue Howie Carr, the conservative Boston talk-radio host, who introduced Maine Gov. Paul LePage and referred to Elizabeth Warren by placing his hand on his mouth in a stereotypical Native American war cry.

June 30, 2016

Obamacare’s Nine Lives

If Obamacare survives the latest Supreme Court challenge, it will really be the cat with nine lives.

May 26, 2015

Jeanne Shaheen Defeats Scott Brown In New Hampshire Senate Race

Scott Brown will have to find a third state to run in.

November 4, 2014

Endorse This: Thursday’s Debate Was Scott Brown’s Nightmare

This exchange could haunt Brown in the campaign’s final days.

October 31, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Things Are Getting Weird In New Hampshire

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 30, 2014

On Ebola, Scott Brown Confuses ‘Political’ Correctness With Actual Correctness

The New Hampshire candidate has taken Ebola politicization to the next level.

October 24, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Down To The Wire In New Hampshire

Get the latest headlines from the campaign trail.

October 23, 2014

Will The Election Turn On Terrorism?

How the GOP is trying to bring back their old War on Terror playbook.

October 2, 2014

WATCH: How Not To Introduce A Candidate

One might think that by now, Republicans would have learned that the Sununu family makes awful campaign surrogates. But they keep falling into the same trap that infamously ensnared Mitt Romney. New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown is the latest victim. Brown, who represented Massachusetts in the Senate for three years, has faced repeated accusations of […]

September 9, 2014

For Democratic Candidates, Iraq Becomes A Campaign Issue — Again

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times ROCHESTER, N.H. — The Iraq war was once again front and center on the campaign trail in New Hampshire last week, with a Democratic president under fire. The gruesome beheading of native son James Foley at the hands of Islamic militants thrust the issue to the fore, leading residents […]

August 25, 2014

WATCH: Fox News Tries To Revive Former Employee Scott Brown’s Struggling Campaign

New Hampshire voters may be down on Scott Brown, but the Republican Senate candidate still has at least one set of dedicated fans: His former colleagues at Fox News. On Friday, the conservative news network aired a special report — “Live Free or Die: Obamacare in New Hampshire” — which examined the Affordable Care Act’s […]

August 11, 2014

Poll Roundup: Kentucky Senate Race Remains Close Ahead Of Fancy Farm

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

August 1, 2014

WATCH: Scott Brown Uses Border Crisis For New Attack Ad

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown released a new attack ad on Monday, accusing incumbent senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and President Barack Obama of causing the border crisis with their “pro-amnesty policies.” The ad, titled “Secure Borders,” is the first by a 2014 Senate candidate to politicize the huge numbers of unaccompanied minors crossing the […]

July 28, 2014

4 Other Politicians Who Have Been Caught Plagiarizing

By the time they reach grade school, most students understand that plagiarism is unacceptable. But politicians seem to have a hard time remembering not to do it. On Wednesday, The New York Times reported that Senator John Walsh (D-MT) lifted at least a quarter of his War College thesis from other sources, without crediting them. […]

July 24, 2014

Scott Brown’s Comeback Has Been A Disaster

It should not be particularly surprising news that former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown is floundering in his attempt to return to Congress, this time as a senator from New Hampshire. The formula Brown used to win his first race is no longer working for him — and he’s currently doing even worse in New Hampshire than he did in Massachusetts […]

July 18, 2014

5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

    Ah, Republican politicians. Moral arbiters. Upholders of family values. Pure, straight-laced Church Ladies and Gentlemen who go all a-flutter at the mere suggestion of anything racy. Not for them the vagaries of sexuality or half-naked frolicking. No, that’s for filthy, disgusting liberals. Except… these selfsame Republican politicians just can’t seem to keep their […]

July 18, 2014

6 GOP Candidates Who Have No Idea What They Want To Do About Health Care

  Although many conservatives are becoming desperate to distance themselves – and their party – from the “repeal or replace” war they have waged on the Affordable Care Act, several Republican candidates running in 2014 have proven unwilling or unable to cut the cord. With Election Day just months away, many GOP candidates now find themselves on the defensive, as […]

June 9, 2014

Even ‘Moderate’ Republicans Are Bent On Sabotage

Scott Brown is a Veep character who thinks he’s on House of Cards. After becoming the first Republican elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, his greatest accomplishment as a U.S. senator was helping banks rewrite Wall Street reform so it might protect “two financial institutions in Massachusetts from the Volcker Rule’s restrictions,” according to former […]

May 16, 2014

Poll Roundup: Shaheen Is In The Driver’s Seat

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of some key polls from the week of April 6: New Hampshire Former Massachusetts senator […]

April 11, 2014

Poll: Shaheen Leads Brown By Double-Digits In New Hampshire

Republican Scott Brown has all but officially jumped into New Hampshire’s 2014 Senate race — but a new poll suggests that the former Massachusetts senator will face an uphill battle in his quest to return to Congress. According to an American Research Group poll released Monday, incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen leads Brown by a 50 […]

March 17, 2014

Mass. GOP Releases Scathing, Bizarre Elizabeth Warren Attack Ad

Scott Brown and the Massachusetts Republican Party are scared of Elizabeth Warren. And they want they rest of us to be scared, too: Using jittery camera angles and lighting to create fear is nothing new in the annals of attack ads — and it’s no shock that the viral video of Warren speaking to the […]

October 13, 2011

Sexism Accusations Kick Off Contentious Massachusetts Senate Campaign

The 2012 senatorial election in Massachusetts is starting to heat up. Republican Senator Scott Brown is under attack from critics accusing him of sexism for his response to a quip by one of his Democratic challengers, Elizabeth Warren. During a debate on Tuesday night, the six Democrats vying for their party’s nomination in November’s election […]

October 7, 2011

Wall Street vs. Elizabeth Warren, Round 2012

She hasn’t yet come close to wrapping up her party’s nomination to take on Republican Senator Scott Brown, but consumer champion and Wall Street nemesis Elizabeth Warren had better watch out: “The potential Brown-Warren matchup is on everyone’s radar,” said Scott Talbot, chief lobbyist for the Financial Services Roundtable. On the Washington cocktail circuit, banking […]

October 1, 2011