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Coakley, Brown, Win the Race to the Primaries

December 9, 2009 by

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By Jacqueline Onorato Martha Coakley, Massachusetts’ Attorney General, won Tuesday’s Democratic primary election for the US Senate seat left by the late Ted Kennedy. State Senator Scott Brown won the GOP easily against Jack E. Robinson. Coakley and Brown will run against each other in the final special election on January 19. (Editorial note: Jack […]

House Passes Healthcare Reform with Little Hope for Senate Approval

November 9, 2009 by

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The House of Representatives passed a sweeping healthcare reform bill on Saturday by a total of 220-215 votes.  Only 39 of 258 Democrats voted against the bill, while all but one Republican opposed the plan. Joseph Cao of Louisiana was the lone Republican representative to support the bill. While House Dems had enough of a […]