Election 2012


The web gives us disturbance, uproar, commotion, and confusion for synonyms of “turmoil”—words that fit both the weather forecast and political forecast. A storm is not really an outside force since we are in nature, but there’s a sense that something is coming to get us, to make trouble on…

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GLAD Annual Fall Brunch

The Greater Lowell Area Democrats held their Annual Fall Brunch this morning at Lenzi’s in Dracut. Many Democratic candidates were in attendance. The main speaker was Congresswoman Niki Tsongas but the person who was given the most attention was Bruce Mann, the husband of Elizabeth Warren. Mann made a compelling…

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“Picking the President” at UMass Lowell

Today’s “Lunchtime Lecture” at UMass Lowell’s Inn & Conference Center featured a lively discussion about this year’s presidential race. The speakers were Mike Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic nominee for president; Dan Winslow, a Republican state representative from Norfolk who was also chief legal counsel for Governor…

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