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Markey tops Kennedy in 4th district debate

Last week’s WGBH debate between Senator Ed Markey and challenger Congressman Joe Kennedy took me back to August, 1979.  Joe Kennedy’s uncle Ted was about to challenge fellow Democrat and incumbent Jimmy Carter for the Presidency.  Seasoned CBS News correspondent … Continue reading

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Warren victory a high point

Massachusetts finally did it!  It elected a woman to the U.S. Senate.  And what a woman she is!  After a miserable campaign start, in which she turned off even her supporters by appearing too prim, preachy, professorial and sometimes suffocatingly earnest, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Warren, Brown face to face for first time

She listened, she learned, and took a big step forward. For weeks, many  sympathetic to Elizabeth Warren’s US Senate candidacy have expressed exasperation at her campaign and her candidate skills. In this, the important first debate against her often affable … Continue reading

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Loosen up, Lizzie

When Elizabeth Warren walked out on the convention stage last night, smiling and waving, ebullient, she seemed to radiate personality and warmth.  That sparkle dissipated when she got into her stump speech, slightly expanded for the occasion.  Except for some … Continue reading

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