Liberal groups have launched twin online petitions aimed at pressuring Gov. Deval Patrick to temporarily name former congressman Barney Frank to U.S. Sen. John Kerry’s seat if Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state.
Hollywood star Ben Affleck will not be a candidate for Senate should John Kerry be confirmed as Secretary of State.
Edward Kennedy Jr., the Connecticut-based son of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, says he has decided not to run for the Massachusetts Senate seat that will become vacant if U.S. Sen. John Kerry is confirmed as Secretary of State.
Hours after President Obama tapped John Kerry for Secretary of State, Matha Coakley took her name out of the running.
In a one sentence statement, Coakley said loves her job and won’t run for the Senate seatt.
Ted Kennedy Jr. is the latest name to create buzz to succeed John Kerry in the Senate if he is chosen to become Secretary of State.
Former Gov. Michael Dukakis says he will not be a candidate for appointment as interim senator should Sen. John Kerry resign to accept appointment as Secretary of State.
Massachusetts Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren has been appointed to the Banking Committee, an assignment that was expected for the consumer advocate.
She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren were being joined Sunday on the campaign trail by two former political rivals in the waning hours of Massachusetts’ grueling U.S. Senate race.