Election 2012

Rev. Seamus Finn, OMI ~ Reponds to recent Lowell Sun editorial on Elizabeth Warren

 Reverend Seamus Finn, OMI  We’ve profiled and highlighted the work of Lowell-connected Oblate – Seamus Finn, OMI in past blog posts like this one: http://www.richardhowe.com/2013/01/02/fr-seamus-finn-omi-new-years-resolutions-and-corporate-social-responsibility/. Today we note a Letter-to-the Editor at the Lowell Sun where Father Finn has taken issue with the Sun editorial criticism of  Elizabeth Warren’s “obsession with Wall…

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Elizabeth Warren in Lowell

Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren visited Hookslide Kelly’s in Lowell last night to thank the supporters who helped propel her to an eight point victory statewide (54% to 46%) and an even bigger win in Lowell (59% to 41%). Lynne at Left in Lowell recorded Warren’s remarks and has the video available…

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Lowell a Stop on Elizabeth Warren’s “Starting With People” Tour

Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren visited Lowell very early-on in her campaign. Here she speaks to a packed auditorium in Lowell’s Butler School in 2011.   From Roger Lau: “The campaign may be over, but Elizabeth’s real work of helping working families across Massachusetts is just getting started. Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren (doesn’t it…

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George S. Boutwell, Radical Republican, 1865

In the film “Lincoln,” during the scene in which the roll is being called for votes for and against the adoption of a Constitutional amendment to ban slavery, I couldn’t help wondering who was representing Lowell in the US Congress at that moment. According to the ever-useful “Cotton Was King”…

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