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Brown Wins Special Senate Election

Wrentham Republican Defeats Democratic Attorney General – Allison Goldsberry A Republican State Senator from Wrentham will be the next US Senator from Massachusetts. Scott Brown defeated Attorney General Martha Coakley, garnering 52% of the vote to Coakley’s 47%, with just over 80% of precincts reporting statewide. Coakley conceded the race to Brown just before 9:30PM. […]

Coakley Camp Says Ballots Tampered

Story Updated 7:18PM, Tuesday, January 19, 2010 Spokespeople for Martha Coakley are holding a press conference right now about alleged ballot tampering. Campaign officials say they have had “multiple independent reports” of ballots being distributed to voters that were already pre-marked for Republican Scott Brown. “We’ve received several independent and disturbing reports of voters across […]

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A CNN camera sits ready by the poll at the VFW on Mystic Avenue. The MA US Senate election has gotten the attention of the national media because the balance of power in the Senate is at stake. Photo by Jim Morse. This special election really is special and it’s not just because of the […]

US Senate Special Election Tuesday

There is a special election for US Senate on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Three candidates are vying to fill the late Senator Edward Kennedy’s seat- Democrat Martha Coakley, Republican Scott Brown, and Liberty Party candidate Joe Kennedy. Below is some basic information about where to vote. Where to Vote: Polls open at 7AM and close […]

Brown Has 9.6% Lead in New Poll

Brown supporters focused most on pocketbook issues, Coakley supporters on healthcare reform, undecided voters split A poll conducted by the Merriman River Group (MRG) and InsideMedford.com indicates that Scott Brown leads Martha Coakley 50.8% – 41.2% in the contest to fill the seat of the late Senator Ted Kennedy. Liberty Party candidate Joe Kennedy pulls […]

Obama, Clinton, Kerry Campaign for Coakley

Story Updated 5:26PM Saturday, January 16, 2010 Massachusetts Senator John Kerry and former President Bill Clinton campaign together for Sen. Kerry’s presidential run in 2004. Getty Images. Democratic heavyweights will be making a last-minute pitch to keep former US Senator Edward Kennedy’s seat in the party. Massachusetts senator John Kerry and former President Bill Clinton […]

Kennedys in Medford to Endorse Coakley for Senate

Family members of the late senator Edward Kennedy- widow Vicki Kennedy, nephew and former Congressman Joseph Kennedy, and great-nephew Joseph Kennedy III- endorsed Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley on Thursday morning at the Medford Senior Center. Interim Senator Paul Kirk, a Kennedy famly friend, also endorsed Coakley. Mayor Michael McGlynn and Congressman Edward Markey, who […]

Kennedy Family in Medford Thursday to Endorse Coakley

Vicki Kennedy, Joe Kennedy at Medford Senior Center Thursday Morning Family members of the late Senator Edward Kennedy came to Medford Thursday morning to endorse Martha Coakley. From left: Joseph Kennedy III, former Congressman Joseph Kennedy, interim Senator and Kennedy friend Paul Kirk, Coakley, and Victoria Reggie Kennedy. Photo by Reggie Quaye. Updated 5:38PM, Thursday, […]

City Inauguration Sunday, January 3

Medford City Hall. Photo by Paul Rapatano. AG, Medford Resident, US Senate Candidate Coakley to Swear in Mayor – Allison Goldsberry Medford’s elected officials will take their oath of office in an inauguration ceremony on Sunday, January 3. The ceremony will take place at 11AM in the Council Chambers and will be immediately followed by […]

Coakley: Senate Health Care Bill a ‘Real Solution’

The following statement is from Martha Coakley, candidate for US Senate: “Today’s historic vote takes us one step closer to passing meaningful health care reform that will work to provide quality, affordable health care for all Americans. It establishes coverage for more than 30 million Americans, it prevents insurers from denying coverage to children based […]

Coakley Accepts Nomination With ‘Great Honor, Humility’

Martha Coakley does a television interview outside of the Brooks Elementary School Tuesday morning. Coakley, a Medford resident, votes at the school. Courtesy photo. Below is text of an email sent to supporters from Martha Coakley’s campaign. Most of the text below was spoken by the candidate during her victory party Tuesday night: We did […]

Coakley Seals Deal, Wins Democratic Bid for Senate

Attorney General, Medford Resident Makes Run for US Senate – Allison Goldsberry Attorney General Martha Coakley has secured the Democratic nomination for US Senate. Coakley beat three other Democratic candidates seeking the nomination- City Year founder Alan Khazei, Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca, and Congressman Michael Capuano. In Medford, Coakley earned 4,817 votes, while Capuano got […]