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  • December 06, 2011
    By David S. Bernstein

    Robert McCarthy of Watertown leads the money race, in the state senate special election to succeed Steve Tolman. (My recent article about that race is here.) According to pre-primary campaign-finance reports filed today, McCarthy raised $78,750 through November 25, which was the end of thereporting period. He has reported another $2500 in large donations since then, under state "late contribution" reporting requirements.

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  • December 06, 2011
    By David S. Bernstein

    With Newt Gingrich surging in the polls, I thought I'd reach back to something I wrote in June 2009. With Sarah Palin resigning as Alaska Governor, I wrote a feature article about the movement conservative marketplace she was entering.

    ...if she's looking for a model of success, she would do well to study at the feet of the master: former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

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  • December 01, 2011
    By David S. Bernstein

    Judge Frances McIntyre extended the temporary restraining order, barring Boston from evicting the Occupy Boston campers, until she issues her decision on a preliminary injunction -- which she hopes to do "on or before December 15."

    That's a short-term victory for the movement, and in my opinion not a small one -- the city provided some compelling testimony regarding the safety hazards at the encampment, which could easily have persuaded McIntyre to act more swiftly, or even to lift the restraining order.

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