Joseph Kennedy III, the first of his famous political family’s generation to seek elective office, defeated two little-known Democrats in Thursday’s primary in Massachusetts’ 4th Congressional District.
Representative Barney Frank is getting ready to leave Congress after more than three decades in office. Right now there are six candidates, three Democrats and three Republicans, fighting it out to replace him.
Thursday, not Tuesday, is the message being driven home by Massachusetts politicians who will go head-to-head with members of their own party in the state’s primary election on Sept. 6.
Secretary of State William Galvin says Massachusetts officials are preparing for the state’s first Thursday primary in more than 20 years. Galvin said on Saturday that turnout is expected to be less than 15 percent.
Massachusetts is one of ten states involved in Super Tuesday. Here’s why it’s so important in the race for the Republican nomination.
New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner says he expects 250,000 ballots to be cast in the highly contested Republican presidential primary on Tuesday and 75,000 on the Democratic side.
Members of the Occupy New Hampshire group say they’re planning a regional gathering in the days leading up to the New Hampshire presidential primary.
Mitt Romney dived into his campaign’s full-scale critique of rival Newt Gingrich, a move Gingrich backers described as a sign of panic.
The primary is currently scheduled for Sept. 6, a Thursday, and the final day of the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to attend three debates before the Thanksgiving holidays.