MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S STATEMENT ON REED HILLMAN'S EFFORTS TO EXCUSE A REPEAT DRUNK DRIVER
Here I am, Week Three. I'm beginning to realize that the hilarious humor of Week One (theirs, not mine) might not repeat itself for some time.
11:41 a.m.: Gavel bangs. Present: Arroyo, Consalvo, Feeney, McDermott, Ross (looking tan!), Scapicchio, Tobin, Turner, Yancey, Flaherty. Five non-reporter, non-staff visitors are in the chamber; four look to be students on class assignment.
[Deirdre Fulton guest-blogging.]
Last week, two city councilors told me that the first live-blogging experiment (posted here and broadcast in part on NECN's NewsNight with Jim Braude) may have had a hand in the more timely start of the March 15 meeting. I'm heading down to City Hall now; place your bets to see if the effect can last two weeks.
Read it now!
Two things jump out at me: Tom Reilly's got some kind of Teflon thing going, and Deval Patrick has to be hoping that Chris Gabrieli gets in the race ASAP.
"You know how the tournament goes, and how the teams go. They go from 64 to 32 to 16. Kind of like my poll numbers, folks."--Gubernatorial hopeful Tom Reilly, at the March 19 St. Patrick's Day Breakfast. (Thanks to Jon Keller for the transcription.)"Everybody's excited about March Madness, the big NCAA tournament? Here's how it works: It starts at 65, then 64, then 32, then 16.
"This is extraordinary, and particularly for someone of my faith," said
Romney, a Mormon, before he spoke at a St. Patrick's Day breakfast in
New Hampshire, an early presidential state. "I don't know that there's
ever been a Mormon guy that's been to the Vatican for a Mass held by
the Pope, so it's a personal honor."